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Francis DrakeJul 6, 1590

Charles IJun 4, 1647

Anders CelsiusDec 3, 1736

George WashingtonJul 22, 1775

NapoleonMar 23, 1808

Charles DarwinJan 22, 1831

George McClellanJul 27, 1861

Stonewall JacksonMay 23, 1862

Robert E. LeeJun 2, 1862

Jesse JamesDec 8, 1874

BismarckMay 19, 1885

Henry FordJun 4, 1896

Mackenzie KingNov 12, 1909

Benito MussoliniOct 28, 1922

Charles LindberghMay 20, 1927

BradmanDec 15, 1930

Walter JohnsonJun 9, 1933

John DillingerJun 10, 1933

Howie MorenzDec 23, 1933

Ty CobbMar 26, 1937

HitlerDec 19, 1941

RommelJun 21, 1942

Sugar Ray RobinsonFeb 14, 1951

Florence ChadwickSep 11, 1951

Gordie HoweNov 10, 1963

Ringo StarrOct 8, 1964

Willie MaysAug 17, 1966

George HarrisonAug 1, 1971

Richard HadleeFeb 17, 1976

Mao ZedongSep 18, 1976

Ian BothamJun 19, 1978

Kapil DevNov 16, 1983

Donald TrumpSep 2, 1987

President BushMay 15, 1991

Boris YeltsinDec 19, 1991

Sparky AndersonFeb 17, 1995

OJ SimpsonNov 22, 1996

John Paul IIJun 27, 2001

Benedict XVISep 14, 2007

George W. BushNov 16, 2010

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Takes - Historical Events
Date Event
539

The army of Cyrus the Great of Persia takes Babylon.

202

Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han takes place, initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty's rule over China

45

The Julian calendar takes effect for the first time.

BC
AD
359-12-11

Honoratus, first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office.

451-05-26

The Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Empire takes place. The Armenians are defeated militarily but are guaranteed freedom to openly practice Christianity.

610-10-05

Heraclius' fleet takes Constantinople

663-12-05

Fourth Council of Toledo takes place.

1044-07-06

The Battle of Ménfő takes place.

1149-04-08

Pope Eugene III takes refuge in the castle of Ptolemy II of Tusculum.

1173-08-09

Construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete.

1281-05-27

Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge

1304-07-20

Wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle - King Edward I of England takes the last rebel stronghold of the war.

1322-03-16

The Battle of Boroughbridge takes place in the First War of Scottish Independence.

1411-07-24

Battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place.

1455-05-22

Opening battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses. Richard of York takes St Albans, capturing King Henry VI

1485-06-01

Matthias of Hungary takes Vienna from Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III

1509-02-03

The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India.

1521-03-31

Magelhaes takes possession of Homohon, Archipelago of St Lazarus

1522-01-30

Duke of Albany takes captured French back to Scotland

1562-09-17

Council of Trente takes ecclesiastical canon

1575-12-16

The 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place.

1582-06-21

The Incident at Honnō-ji takes place in Kyoto, Japan.

1583-06-18

Richard Martin of London takes out first life insurance policy, on William Gibbons; premium was £383

1590-07-06

English admiral Francis Drake takes Portuguese Forts at Taag

1600-03-20

The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden.

1609-05-23

Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.

1621-07-06

Dutch gov-gen John Pieterszoon Coen takes Banda-islands, 15,000 die

1638-05-07

Cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited)

1642-03-27

The sixth Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Joseph takes office.

1643-01-23

Sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for Parliamentarians in English Civil War

1643-12-13

English Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire.

1647-06-04

English Parliamentary army under Cornet George Joyce takes King Charles I as a prisoner during Second Civil War

1668-03-25

1st horse race in America takes place

1668-03-26

England takes control of Bombay, India

1680-08-21

Pueblo Indians takes possession of Santa Fé from Spanish

1686-07-17

A meeting takes place at Lüneburg between several Protestant powers in order to discuss the formation of an 'evangelical' league of defence, called the 'Confederatio Militiae Evangelicae', against the Catholic League.

1691-12-04

Emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania

1712-07-20

The Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain.

1729-03-15

Sister St Stanislas Hachard, 1st American nun, takes her vows, N Orleans

1736-12-03

Astronomer Anders Celsius takes measurements that confirm Newton's theory that the earth was an ellipsoid rather than the previously accepted sphere

1744-05-17

French army takes Austrian Netherlands

1756-06-20

Siraj ud-Daulah Nawab of Bengal takes Calcutta from the British

1758-06-30

Seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place.

1761-12-16

Seven Years' War: After four-month siege, Russian army under Pyotr Rumyantsev takes Prussian fortress of Kolobrzeg (German: Kolberg).

1766-03-05

Don Antonio de Ulloa takes possession of Louisiana Terr from French

1772-06-09

1st naval attack of Revolutionary War takes place in Providence, RI

1775-04-11

The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.

1775-07-03

Washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass

1775-07-22

George Washington takes command of US troops

1777-08-28

American Revolutionary War - Battle of Cooch's Bridge takes place near Newark, Delaware.

1779-10-04

The Fort Wilson Riot takes place.

1781-09-06

The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting a British victory.

1781-10-16

Washington takes Yorktown

1783-03-15

In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'etat never takes place.

1789-09-26

4th US Postmaster General: Samuel Osgood of Mass takes office

1791-03-04

1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office

1798-05-27

The Battle of Oulart Hill takes place in Wexford, Ireland.

1801-03-03

1st US Jewish governor, David Emanuel, takes office in Georgia

1806-01-30

Prussia takes possession of Hanover

1806-01-30

The original Lower Trenton Toll Bridge, which spans the Delaware River between Morrisville, Pennsylvania and Trenton, New Jersey, is opened. A later bridge opened in 1935 is also known as the Trenton Makes - the World Takes Bridge.

1808-03-23

Napoleon's brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain

1812-10-24

Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Maloyaroslavets takes place near Moscow.

1815-09-21

King Willem I takes oath in Brussels

1823-07-01

9th US Postmaster General: John McLean of Ohio takes office

1828-08-24

Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea

1829-06-10

The first Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race takes place.

1831-01-22

Charles Darwin takes his Bachelors of Art exam

1831-12-05

Former US President John Q Adams takes his seat as a member of House of Representatives

1839-09-09

John Herschel takes 1st glass plate photograph

1840-03-23

Draper takes 1st successful photo of the Moon (daguerrotype)

1843-03-07

1st Catholic governor in US, Edward Kavanagh of Maine, takes office

1848-01-01

Britain takes Mosquito Coast from Nicaragua

1850-07-17

Harvard Observatory takes 1st photograph of a star (Vega)

1850-07-23

17th Postmaster General: Nathan K Hall of NY takes office

1852-09-14

18th US Postmaster General: Samuel D Hubbard of Conn takes office

1857-03-25

Frederick Laggenheim takes 1st photo of a solar eclipse

1858-07-28

Nadar takes 1st airborne photo (in a balloon)

1859-07-22

V E Walker takes 10-74 in an innings for England v Surrey

1860-02-03

Thomas Clemson takes office as 1st US superintendent of agriculture

1860-06-30

The 1860 Oxford evolution debate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History takes place.

1860-12-26

The first ever inter-club football match takes place between Hallam F.C. and Sheffield F.C. at the Sandygate Road ground in Sheffield, England.

1861-01-31

State of Louisiana takes over US Mint at New Orleans (U.S Civil War)

1861-02-11

President-elect Lincoln takes train from Spingfield IL to Washington DC

1861-03-31

Confederacy takes over mint at New Orleans (US Civil War)

1861-07-13

Battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford) - Union army takes total control of western Virginia CS20 US53

1861-07-27

Union General George McClellan takes command from McDowell of Potamic Army

1862-05-23

Valley Campaign: Stonewall Jackson takes Fort Royal, Virginia

1862-06-02

Robert E. Lee takes command of Confederate armies of North Virgin during US Civil War

1863-05-14

American Civil War: The Battle of Jackson, MS takes place.

1864-01-16

Heavy fighting takes place near Dandridge, Tennessee

1864-05-21

Gen David Hunter takes command of Dept of West Virginia

1865-07-22

V E Walker takes 10-104 in an innings for Middlesex v Lancs

1866-07-25

25th US Postmaster General: Alexander W Randall of Wisconsin takes office

1867-09-28

The United States takes control of Midway Island.

1867-10-18

US takes formal possession of Alaska from Russia ($7.2 million)

1868-07-07

Ed Pooley takes 12 dismissals as keeper in match Surrey v Sussex

1868-11-30

The inauguration of a statue of King Charles XII of Sweden takes place in the King's garden in Stockholm.

1869-05-04

The Naval Battle of Hakodate takes place in Japan.

1874-05-29

Present constitution of Switzerland takes effect

1874-07-07

27th Postmaster General: James W Marshall of NJ takes office

1874-09-01

28th Postmaster General: Marshall Jewell of Conn takes office

1874-10-15

Child labor law takes 12 year olds out of work force

1874-12-08

Jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas

1876-07-13

29th US Postmaster General: James N Tyner of Ind takes office

1878-10-22

The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.

1880-09-30

Henry Draper takes that 1st photograph of Orion Nebula

1881-03-27

Rioting takes place in Basingstoke, Hampshire, in protest against the daily vociferous promotion of rigid Temperance by the Salvation Army.

1883-01-02

Battle of Boschberg takes place in South Africa as part of the Mapoch War

1883-01-20

Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG

1884-05-26

Fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 v England XI in 4 hours

1884-07-05

German consul-general Gustav Nachtigal takes possession of Cameroon

1885-05-19

German chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon & Togoland

1886-07-24

China takes British protectorate of Burma

1888-06-05

The Rio de la Plata Earthquake takes place.

1892-02-02

Johnny Briggs takes a hat-trick, England v Aust SCG

1892-04-19

Charles Duryea takes 1st American-made auto out for a spin (Mass)

1893-07-11

A revolution led by the liberal general and politician, José Santos Zelaya, takes over state power in Nicaragua.

1895-01-15

Albert Trott takes 8-43 on Test debut, then a record

1896-02-14

George Lohmann takes a hat-trick v South Africa, 8-7 for inning

1896-03-02

George Lohmann takes 9-28 v South Africa at Johannesburg

1896-06-04

Henry Ford takes his 1st Ford through streets of Detroit

1896-10-01

Sherlock Holmes adventure "Veiled Lodger" takes place (BG)

1897-10-15

King Leopold II takes Belgian crown

1898-04-22

1st Spanish-American War action: USS Nashville, takes enemy ship

1899-01-17

US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific

1899-06-30

Jack Hearne takes a hat-trick Eng v Australia at Headingley

1901-02-02

Queen Victoria's funeral takes place.

1902-01-04

Hugh Trumble takes a hat-trick v England at the MCG

1903-06-21

Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Mazarine Stone" takes place (BG)

1904-03-08

Hugh Trumble takes a hat-trick in his final Test Cricket match

1905-08-05

First meeting of the Russian and Japanese peace commissioners takes place in US President Roosevelt's home at Oyster Bay, New York

1905-08-31

Mbunga-rebellion takes German Fort Mahenge East-Africa

1905-12-18

H V Hordern takes 8-81 in 2nd innings of F-C debut (NSW v Qld)

1906-05-03

British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey

1907-05-22

Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex v Somerset

1908-09-09

Russia takes part of Poland

1909-05-13

The first Giro d'Italia takes place in Milan: Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna is the winner.

1909-08-02

Army Air Corps formed as Army takes 1st delivery from Wright Brothers

1909-11-12

Mackenzie King takes his seat in the House of Commons as Minister of Labour

1910-01-01

Simpson-Hayward (England) takes 6-43 on debut with underarm lobs

1910-03-28

1st seaplane, takes off from water at Martinques France (Henri Fabre)

1911-02-18

The first official flight with air mail takes place in Allahabad, British India, when Henri Pequet, a 23-year-old pilot, delivers 6,500 letters to Naini, about 10 km away.

1911-11-05

Italy attacks Turkish North-Africa (Libya), takes Tripoli & Cyrenaica

1911-12-30

Crickets S F Barnes takes 5-6 in 1st 11 overs v Aust at MCG

1912-01-05

The Prague Party Conference takes place.

1912-05-28

Jackie Matthews takes 2 cricket hat-tricks same day Aust v South Africa

1912-12-03

First Balkan War: The Naval Battle of Elli takes place.

1913-02-17

1st minimum wage law in US takes effect (Oregon)

1913-02-19

Mexican General V Huerta takes power with US support

1913-03-01

Federal income tax takes effect (16th amendment)

1913-04-08

Opening of China's 1st parliament takes place in Peking (now Beijing)

1913-12-14

Greece formally takes possession of Crete

1913-12-30

Barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103)

1914-08-02

Sherlock Holmes Adventure "His Last Bow" takes place

1914-12-25

Legendary "Christmas Truce" takes place on the battlefields of WWI b/w British & Germans troops - gifts exchanged and football played

1915-01-04

1st elected Jewish governor, Moses Alexander, takes office in Idaho

1915-08-23

Tsar Nicolaas II takes control of Russian Army

1915-09-16

US takes control of customs & finances of Haiti for 10 years

1916-01-29

1st bombing of Paris by German Zeppelins takes place

1916-11-05

The Everett Massacre takes place in Everett, Washington as political differences lead to a shoot-out between IWW organizers and local police.

1917-01-02

Royal Bank of Canada takes over Quebec Bank

1917-02-17

In Australia, Nationalist Party takes over a coalition government

1919-01-31

The Battle of George Square takes place in Glasgow, Scotland. Troops deployed against protesters for fear of a Bolshevik uprising.

1919-05-27

1st transatlantic flight ends; US Navy flying boat takes 11 days

1920-02-04

1st flight from London to South Africa takes-off (lasts 1½ months)

1920-12-07

NSW make 802 against South Australia, then Mailey takes 8-81

1921-04-11

First sports broadcast on the radio takes place.

1921-05-24

Bulhoek Massacre of Israelites takes place near Queenstown when Colonel Theodore Truter, a police commissioner, leads 6 squadrons, a machine gun and an artillery detachment against the Israelite religious sect collected at their annual gathering on the land of their leader and prophet, Enoch Mgijima at Ntabalanga; the slaughter takes 10 minutes and costs 190 lives

1921-10-16

Jim Conzelman takes over as coach of Rock Island Independents from Frank Coughlin-only mid-game coaching change in NFL history

1922-01-30

Ted McDonald takes 8-58 in big Victorian win over NSW

1922-10-28

Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government

1923-09-12

Britain takes over Southern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co

1924-01-26

Charles Jewtraw, US 500m skater, takes 1st Winter Olympics gold medal

1924-04-01

Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co

1924-07-10

Denmark takes Greenland as Norway ends claim

1925-10-19

Italian army takes Somalia

1925-10-25

Lester Patrick takes over NY Rangers

1925-12-12

Last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rezā Shāh Pahlavi takes over

1926-03-04

De Geer government in Netherlands takes office

1926-05-17

German government of Marx takes power

1926-05-20

Belgian government of Jaspar takes power

1926-07-16

National Geographic takes 1st natural-color undersea photos

1926-11-15

1st formal radio network, RCA takes over AT&T 25 station Network (NBC)

1926-12-28

Arthur Mailey takes 4-362 off 64 overs (no maidens) NSW v Vic

1927-05-20

At 7:40 AM, pilot Charles Lindbergh takes off from NY to cross Atlantic for Paris

1928-02-07

1st solo England to Australia flight takes off (Bert Hinkler)

1928-05-31

1st aerial crossing of Pacific takes off from Oakland

1929-04-24

1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off

1929-12-25

Grimmett takes 6-146 for SA, Queensland all out 380 Crowd 5,390

1930-01-10

Maurice Allom takes Test hat-trick England v NZ Christchurch

1930-05-05

Amy Johnson takes off - first woman to fly solo from England to Australia

1930-05-10

Clarrie Grimmett takes 10 for 37 v Yorkshire at Sheffield

1930-12-15

Don Bradman takes his 1st Test Cricket wicket (Ivan Barrow, WI, lbw)

1931-09-18

Japan takes Manchuria, renames it Manchukuo

1931-12-25

Fleetwood-Smith takes 5-69 Victoria v Tas at Hobart

1932-02-02

Grimmett takes 14 wickets v South Africa (7-116 & 7-83)

1933-01-17

Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled

1933-01-30

Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match

1933-01-31

French government of Daladier takes power

1933-05-03

1st female director (Nellie T Ross) of US Mint takes office

1933-06-09

Spanish president Zamora takes power

1933-06-09

Walter Johnson takes over as Cleveland manager

1933-06-10

John Dillinger robs his first bank, in New Carlisle, Ohio. He takes $10, 600

1933-12-23

Howie Morenz takes over NHL career goal lead at 251

1933-12-25

Stan Smith takes 8-33 for Victoria v Tasmania at Hobart

1934-06-25

Hedley Verity takes 15 wickets v Australia (7-61 & 8-43)

1934-07-09

SS-Reichsfuehrer Himmler takes command of German Concentration Camps

1934-09-22

An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers.

1934-12-24

Grimmett takes 9-180 for SA as Queensland make 430

1935-07-13

US-Russian commerce treaty takes effect

1936-05-09

Italy takes Addis Abba, annexing Absynnia (Ethiopia)

1936-05-13

Quiroga government takes office in Spain

1936-06-02

Gen Anastasio Somoza takes over as dictator of Nicaragua

1937-03-26

Joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice & replace his 40 with 36 oz bat

1937-12-20

Bill O'Reilly takes 9-41 for NSW against South Australia

1938-03-18

Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties

1938-03-27

The Battle of Taierzhuang takes place.

1938-04-30

The first televised FA Cup Final takes place between Huddersfield Town and Preston North End.

1938-05-25

Spanish Civil War: The bombing of Alicante takes place, with 313 deaths.

1938-11-08

A pogrom against the Jews of Germany and Austria takes place in response to the assassination of a German diplomat in Paris.

1938-12-26

Tom Goddard takes a cricket hat-trick for England v South Africa

1939-09-01

WW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig

1939-09-17

Russia invades Eastern Poland, takes 217,000 Poles prisoner

1939-12-30

O'Reilly takes 14-45 (8-23 & 6-22) as NSW crush Qld in 2 days

1940-09-11

54th US Postmaster General: Frank C Walker of Pa takes office

1941-04-01

Navy takes over Treasure Island (SF Bay)

1941-08-20

Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males

1941-12-19

Hitler takes complete command of German Army

1942-02-24

The "Battle of Los Angeles" takes place, lasting until the next day.

1942-06-21

Rommel takes Tobruk in North Africa

1942-08-23

World War II: The last cavalry charge in history takes place at Izbushensky.

1943-04-19

Bicycle Day - Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann deliberately takes LSD for the first time.

1943-10-10

Chiang Kai-shek takes oath of office as president of China

1944-01-29

World War II: The Battle of Cisterna takes place in central Italy.

1944-02-20

US takes Eniwetok Island

1944-07-05

Harry Crosby takes 1st rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight

1944-08-01

General Montgomery takes command of 12th & 21st army

1944-09-07

SS-general Kurt Meyer takes Durnal, Belgium

1944-10-10

US takes Okinawa

1944-10-15

The Arrow Cross Party (very similar to Hitler's NSDAP (Nazi party)) takes over the power in Hungary.

1944-11-10

US 9th Army takes Margraten cemetery

1945-05-02

WWII: Battle of Berlin end as Russian army takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders

1945-06-24

The Moscow Victory Parade takes place.

1945-07-01

55th Postmaster General: Robert E Hannegan of Mo takes office

1945-11-06

The first landing of a jet on a carrier takes place on USS Wake Island when an FR-1 Fireball touches down

1946-03-01

British government takes control of Bank of England, after 252 years

1946-05-02

The "Battle of Alcatraz" takes place, killing two guards and three inmates.

1946-06-22

Alec Bedser takes 7-49 v India on 1st day of his 1st Test cricket

1946-10-24

A camera on board the V-2 No. 13 rocket takes the first photograph of earth from outer space.

1947-08-07

The Bombay Municipal Corporation formally takes over the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).

1948-01-22

Jim Laker takes 7-103 in his 1st Test Cricket innings v WI Barbados

1948-05-11

Haganah takes control of Safed & port of Haifa

1948-10-12

Casey Stengel takes over as Yankee manager

1949-08-30

Roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game

1950-01-18

Indians pitcher Bob Feller, after 15-14 season, takes $20,000 salary cut to $45,000, pay cut is Feller's own suggestion

1950-03-03

3 months as National-American Football League takes back NFL name

1950-05-31

Laker takes 14-12-2-8 in Test Cricket trial

1950-08-11

King Boudouin I takes oath as royal prince of Belgium

1950-10-23

President Elpidio Quirino issued Executive Order No. 355 which replaced the National Land Settlement Administration with Land Settlement Development Corporation (LASEDECO) which takes over the responsibilities of the Agricultural Machinery Equipment Corporation and the Rice and Corn Production Administration

1951-01-18

NFL takes control of failing Baltimore Colts

1951-02-14

Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta & takes middleweight title

1951-03-17

Government of Drees takes power

1951-06-24

Persian army takes over nationalized oil installations

1951-09-11

Florence Chadwick becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel from England to France. It takes 16 hours & 19 minutes

1952-01-19

NFL takes control of NY Yanks

1952-04-11

The Battle of Nanri island takes place.

1952-04-28

WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect

1952-07-19

Freddie Trueman takes 8-31, India all out 58 at Old Trafford

1952-10-18

Vinoo Mankad takes 13 Pakistan wkts to win 1st India-Pak clash

1953-06-13

Alec Bedser takes 14-99 (7-55 & 7-44) v Australia

1954-08-11

Formal peace takes place, ending 7+ yrs of fighting in Indochina between French & Communist Vietminh

1954-09-24

Tonight Show premieres on NBC (Johnny takes over 8 years later)

1954-11-01

India takes over administration of 4 French Indian settlements

1955-07-13

The last execution of a woman in Britain, Ruth Ellis, takes place at Holloway Prison, London.

1955-10-27

Satomi Myodo, renews Zen nun vows & takes Buddhist name of Daien Myodo

1955-11-03

Australia takes control of Cocos Islands

1956-05-16

Laker takes 10-88 for Surrey v Australians at the Oval

1956-07-27

Jim Laker takes 9-37 in Australia's 1st innings at Manchester

1956-07-31

Laker takes 10-53 in Australia's 2nd innings, 19-90 for match

1956-10-10

Fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Aus, Karachi

1957-02-20

Hughie Tayfield takes 9-113 v England, 13 wkts for match

1957-06-18

John Diefenbacker (C) takes office as PM of Canada

1957-07-25

Peter Loader takes a cricket hat-trick for England v WI at Headingley

1957-09-17

Scott Crossfield takes X-15 up for 1st powered flight

1958-01-03

Lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick v South Africa at Cape Town

1958-01-23

Dictator Marcos Perez Jiménez flees Venezuela, Larrazabal takes power

1958-01-26

Jack Smith takes over for Art Baker as TV host of "You Asked for It"

1958-12-12

Fergie Gupte takes 9-102 with leggies v W Indies at Kanpur

1959-03-29

Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore

1959-12-20

Jasu Patel takes 9-69, India v Australia at Kanpur

1960-05-19

USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 33,222 m

1960-06-24

Geoff Griffin takes a hat-trick South Africa v England Lord's

1960-08-12

USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to an altitude of 41,600 m

1960-11-26

Minneapolis-St Paul baseball club takes the name Twins

1960-12-23

King Saudi of Saudi Arabia takes power

1961-01-30

Lance Gibbs takes hat-trick (Mackay, Grout, Misson) at Adelaide

1961-03-30

NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 169,600' (51,690 m)

1961-04-21

USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m

1961-04-28

Lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude

1961-05-25

NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,770 m

1961-06-23

USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to an altitude of 32,830 m

1961-07-08

Fred Trueman takes 5-0 in 24 balls to rip through Aussies

1961-09-12

NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 34,840 m

1961-09-28

USN Comdr Forrest S Petersen takes X-15 to 30,720 m

1961-10-11

USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 66,100m

1961-10-17

NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 33,100 m

1961-11-09

USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 30,970m

1961-12-09

Tanganyika gains independence from Britain, takes name Tanzania

1962-01-17

A NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 40,690 m

1962-04-05

NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 54,600 m

1962-04-19

NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 46,900m

1962-04-20

NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m

1962-04-30

NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m

1962-05-22

Major Robert A Rushworth, USAF, takes X-15 to 30,600m

1962-06-01

USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m

1962-06-07

NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 31,580 m

1962-06-12

USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m

1962-06-21

USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m

1962-06-27

NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m

1962-07-06

Emir Said al-Djazairi takes van Algerian throne in Syria

1962-07-16

NASA civilian Test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m

1962-08-02

NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m

1962-08-14

NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m

1962-10-04

USAF Maj Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 32,300m

1962-10-09

NASA civilian test pilot John B McKay takes X-15 to 39,200 m

1962-10-23

USAF Major Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 40,800m

1962-11-27

1st test flight of the Boeing 727 takes place

1963-01-12

Spin bowler Bobby Simpson takes 5-57 for Australia v England

1963-01-17

Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km

1963-05-01

Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Neth

1963-09-30

56th Postmaster General: John A Gronouski of Wis takes office

1963-11-10

Gordie Howe takes over NHL career goal lead at 545

1964-02-18

Papandreou government takes power in Greece

1964-07-21

Arnold Long takes 11 catches in the match for Surrey v Sussex

1964-07-31

US Ranger 7 takes 4,316 pictures before crashing on Moon

1964-08-15

Fred Trueman takes 300th Test Cricket wicket (Neil Hawke)

1964-10-08

Ringo Starr takes & passes his driving test

1965-01-06

Geoff Boycott takes 3-47 against South Africa, his best Test bowling

1965-03-07

Bruce Taylor takes 5-86 in debut innings for NZ after ton

1965-03-20

Venkataraghavan takes 8-72 v NZ at Delhi

1965-03-21

US Ranger 9 launched; takes 5,814 pictures before lunar impact

1965-05-01

Battle of Dong-Yin, a naval conflict between ROC and PRC, takes place.

1965-05-26

Revised International Convention on Safety of Life at Sea takes effect

1966-03-01

Ba'ath-party takes power in Syria

1966-07-01

The first color television transmission in Canada takes place from Toronto.

1966-08-17

Willie Mays takes 2nd place on all-time HR list

1966-08-23

Lunar Orbiter 1 takes 1st photograph of Earth from Moon

1967-01-09

NFL New Orleans' franchise takes name "Saints"

1967-01-10

Edward Brooke, takes (Sen-R-Mass) seat as 1st popular elected black

1967-05-25

John Lennon takes delivery of his psychedelically painted Rolls Royce

1967-10-22

Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts

1968-01-31

Bobby Simpson takes 5-59 v India in his last Test for ten years

1968-04-08

New socialist constitution of East Germany takes effect

1968-05-27

The meeting of the Union Nationale des Étudiants de France (National Union of the Students of France) takes place. 30,000 to 50,000 people gather in the Stade Sebastien Charlety.

1968-10-01

The Guyanese government takes over the British Guiana Broadcasting Service (BGBS).

1969-12-14

Bishen Bedi takes 7-98 (career-best) v Australia at Calcutta

1970-01-03

Marxist government takes over in Congo

1970-10-21

Caledonian Airways takes over British United Airways

1970-12-01

NHL takes control of Pittsburgh Penguins

1971-01-14

John Snow takes 7-40 for England to beat Australia by 299 runs

1971-01-30

Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his 1st Test bowl, v England

1971-03-09

J M Noreiga takes 9-95 WI v India at Port-of-Spain

1971-06-06

Soyuz 11 takes 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 1 space station

1971-08-01

George Harrison's concert for Bangladesh takes place in NYC

1972-06-26

Bob Massie takes 16 wickets (8-84 & 8-53) on Test cricket debut v Eng

1972-07-01

The first Gay Pride march in England takes place.

1972-10-12

Mariner 9 takes pictures of Martian north pole

1972-12-23

Chandrasekhar takes 8-79 India v England at Delhi

1973-07-07

All women board of directors takes control of ABA's Kentucky Colonels

1974-01-01

Lee MacPhail takes over as AL president, succeeding Joe Cronin

1974-04-02

Tony Greig takes 8-86 v WI Port-of-Spain (later 5-70 in 2nd inn)

1975-06-07

Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 v Pakistan World Cup

1975-06-18

Gary Gilmour takes 6-14 in Cricket World Cup semi v England

1975-09-28

The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people were taken as hostages, takes place in London.

1975-10-01

Reunion Island stops printing stamps, France takes over production

1975-10-21

Mexico City's 1st major subway accident takes 26 lives

1976-01-28

Erapalli Prasanna takes 8-76 to rip through NZ at Eden Park

1976-02-17

Richard Hadlee takes 7-23 v India, his 1st match-winning spell

1976-04-01

Conrail takes over operations from six bankrupt railroads in the northeastern U.S..

1976-09-18

Mao Zedong's funeral takes place in Beijing.

1976-10-09

Peter Petherick takes hat-trick on debut NZ v Pak Javed 1st wkt

1976-11-19

Jaime Ornelas Camacho takes office as the first President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Portugal.

1976-12-19

John Lever takes 7-46 in 1st Test Cricket innings, v India Delhi

1977-01-12

Anti-French demonstrations takes place in Israel after Paris released Abu Daoud, responsible 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes

1977-01-18

Imran Khan takes 12 wickets in match for Pakistan win at the SCG

1977-03-04

Colin Croft takes 8-29 against Pakistan at Port-of-Spain

1977-03-13

Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test

1977-09-18

US Voyager I takes 1st space photograph of Earth & Moon together

1977-11-26

'Vrillon', claiming to be the representative of the 'Ashtar Galactic Command', takes over Britain's Southern Television for six minutes at 5:12 PM.

1978-01-03

Chandrasekar takes 6-52 & 6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win

1978-02-06

Muriel, wife of late Hubert Humphrey (Sen-D-Minn) takes his office

1978-06-19

Ian Botham takes 8-34 v Pakistan, his best Test cricket bowling

1979-03-15

Sarfraz takes 9-86 at MCG as Australia lose 7-5 to lose the Test

1979-04-11

Ugandan dictator Idi Amin overthrown; Tanzania takes Kampala

1979-06-01

The first black-led government of Rhodesia in 90 years takes power.

1979-07-08

Voyager 2 takes 1st ever photo of Jupiter's satellite Adrastea (J14)

1979-11-06

Ayatollah Khomeini takes over in Iran

1980-02-28

"The Well-Tuned Piano" by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 h 12 m)

1980-04-12

Samuel Doe takes control of Liberia in a coup d'etat, ending over 130 years of national democratic presidential succession.

1980-06-20

Roberto Duran takes WBC welterweight title from Sugar Ray Leonard at Olympic Stadium in Montreal by unanimous decision

1981-03-11

Chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins

1981-08-18

Football running back, Herschel Walker, of U of Georgia, takes out a Lloyd's of London insurance policy for $1 million

1981-08-26

Voyager 2 takes photos of Saturn's moon Titan

1982-02-14

"Night of 100 Stars" takes place at NY's Radio City Music Hall

1982-03-27

Imran takes 14-116 for cricket match v Sri Lanka at Lahore

1982-09-20

Jalaluddin takes a one-day hat-trick Pakistan v Australia

1983-01-02

Gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing "Doonesbury"

1983-06-12

Winston Davis takes 7-51 in Cricket World Cup match v Australia

1983-11-16

Kapil Dev takes 9-83 v WI at Ahmedabad, but India still lose

1984-12-02

Bob Holland takes 9-83 for NSW against South Australia, SCG

1984-12-31

Rajiv Gandhi takes office as India's 6th PM succeeding his mother Indira Gandhi

1985-02-11

Wasim Akram takes 10 wickets in his 2nd Test Cricket, NZ still wins

1985-10-28

Ravi Ratnayeke takes 8-83 for Sri Lanka v Pakistan

1985-11-09

Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 v Australia at the Gabba

1985-11-12

R Hadlee takes 15-123 for Cricket match v Australia at Brisbane

1986-01-14

Constitution of Guatemala takes effect

1986-08-21

Ian Botham takes world-record 356th Test Cricket wkt (v NZ, The Oval)

1987-01-07

Kapil Dev takes his 300th Test wicket, at 28 the youngest

1987-01-09

New Nicaraguan constitution takes effect

1987-07-04

Imran Khan takes 300th Test Cricket wicket, only Pakistani to do so

1987-07-06

1st of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India

1987-09-02

Donald Trump takes out a full page NY Times ad lambasting Japan

1987-11-25

Abdul Qadir takes 9-56 against England at Lahore

1988-01-15

Narendra Hirwani takes 16-136 (8-61 & 8-75) v WI on Test debut

1988-06-19

Namphy takes control of Haitian government

1988-07-05

Malcolm Marshall takes 7-22 at Old Trafford, England all out 93

1988-08-08

Cease fire between Iran & Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war

1988-09-17

Military coup in Haiti: Lt Gen Avril takes control, Henri Namphy flees

1988-12-06

Merv Hughes takes 13 wickets v WI at the WACA but Australia lose

1989-01-20

Wayne Holdsworth takes a wicket 1st ball in 1st-class cricket

1989-01-26

Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG

1989-04-07

NY Supreme Court takes America's Cup away from SD Yacht Club for using a catamaran against NZ. Appeals court eventually overrules

1989-05-20

Toonces The Cat takes the wheel on Saturday Night Live

1990-02-04

Richard Hadlee takes his 400th Test Cricket wicket (Sanjay Manjrekar)

1990-02-14

Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system

1990-04-10

Curtly Ambrose takes 8-45 in cricket vs England at Bridgetown

1990-05-17

World Health Organisation takes Homosexuality out of its list of mental illnesses.

1990-07-09

Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 to end his Test Cricket career with 431 wkts

1991-02-01

Craig McDermott takes 8-97 v England at the WACA

1991-03-25

Allan Border takes 5-68 v WI at Bourda (!), Georgetown

1991-05-15

President Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to Oakland A's-Balt Oriole game

1991-10-25

Aaqib Javed takes 7-37 in 10 overs v India in cric 1-dayer at Sharjah

1991-12-19

Boris Yeltsin takes control of Kremlin

1992-01-06

Shane Warne takes 1-150 in his 1st Test innings

1992-03-25

Imran Khan scores 72 & takes 1-43 off 6 2 overs in last ODI

1992-04-14

UN imposes embargo against Libya takes effect

1992-09-25

Gregory Kingsley, 12, wins right to divorce his parents & live with his foster parents, he takes name Shawn Russ

1992-10-02

The Carandiru Massacre takes place after a riot in the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil.

1992-12-30

Shane Warne takes 7-52 to lead Australian MCG win v West Indies

1993-05-08

16 year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman & takes NYC subway train & 2,000 passengers on a 3 hour ride

1993-07-26

Mars Observer takes 1st photo of Mars, from 5 billion km

1993-08-02

Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/1420

1993-09-27

The Sukhumi massacre takes place in Abkhazia.

1994-03-27

The Eurofighter takes its first flight in Manching, Germany.

1994-07-02

Richard Johnson takes 10-45 for Middlesex against Derbyshire

1994-12-29

Shane Warne takes a hat-trick v England at cricket MCG

1995-01-18

Kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka v Kerala

1995-02-17

Tiger Manager Sparky Anderson takes unpaid leave due to baseball strike

1995-06-15

Mark Ilott takes 9-19 incl all lbw hat-trick, Essex v Northants

1995-07-30

Dominic Cork takes hat-trick in England Test Cricket win v WI

1995-10-16

Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe

1995-10-27

Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto

1995-12-03

Jack Russell takes 11 catches in Test Cricket v South Africa, a record

1995-12-03

Naeem Akhtar takes 10-28 for Rawalpindi B against Peshawar

1995-12-10

Muralitharan takes 2-224 in Australian innings of 5-617

1996-02-08

The massive Internet collaboration "24 Hours in Cyberspace" takes place.

1996-02-23

Rajindra Dhanraj takes 9-97 for Trinidad against Leeward Islands

1996-02-25

Rajindra Dhanraj takes 16-167 in match Trinidad v Leeward Is

1996-03-31

1st Opening Day in history in March takes place in Seattle

1996-04-26

Shaun Pollock takes 4 wkts in 4 balls for Warwickshire in B&H

1996-06-08

Dean Jones takes career-best 5-112 for Derbyshire v Hampshire

1996-07-01

Kevan James scores 103 & takes 4 wkts in 4 balls, Hants v Ind

1996-08-28

Liam Botham takes 5-67 on 1st-class debut Hants v Middlesex

1996-09-13

Phil Simmons scores 171 & takes 6-14 for Leics v Durham

1996-09-14

Dean Headley takes 3rd cricket hat-trick of season, Kent v Hampshire

1996-11-22

OJ Simpson takes stand as hostile witness in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against him, saying it is "absolutely not true"

1996-12-01

Lance Klusener takes 8-64 in debut Test Cricket to trounce India

1997-01-03

Eddo Brandes takes ODI hat-trick v England at Harare

1997-01-16

Anthony Stuart takes ODI hat-trick, Aus v Pakistan, MCG

1997-02-28

The North Hollywood shootout takes place.

1997-09-07

The first test flight of the F-22 Raptor takes place.

1998-01-11

Sidi-Hamed massacre takes place in Algeria, over 100 people are killed.

1999-05-29

Olusegun Obasanjo takes office as President of Nigeria, the first elected and civilian head of state in Nigeria after 16 years of military rule.

1999-10-12

Pervez Musharraf takes power in Pakistan from Nawaz Sharif through a bloodless coup.

1999-11-27

The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.

2000-04-22

The Big Number Change takes place in the United Kingdom.

2000-06-12

Sandro Rosa do Nascimento takes hostages while robbing Bus #174 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the highly-publicized standoff becomes a media circus and ends with the death of do Nascimento and a hostage.

2000-10-26

Laurent Gbagbo takes over as president of Côte d'Ivoire following a popular uprising against President Robert Guéï. Bret Hart retires.

2001-06-27

Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics, including 27 martyrs most of whom were killed by the Soviet secret police. Beatification takes place at the service in Lviv, western Ukraine during his first visit to this country.

2001-10-15

The first tanker loading of the new $2.5-billion Kazakh-Russia Pipeline takes place

2002-04-11

An attempted coup d'état takes place in Venezuela against President Hugo Chávez .

2003-01-16

The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107 which would be its final one. Columbia disintegrated 16 days later on re-entry.

2003-03-15

Hu Jintao takes over presidency for the People's Republic of China.

2003-03-16

The largest coordinated worldwide vigil takes place, as part of the global protests against Iraq war.

2003-05-10

The May 2003 tornado outbreak sequence takes place.

2003-08-11

NATO takes over command of the peacekeeping force in Afghanistan, marking its first major operation outside Europe in its 54-year-history.

2003-11-15

The first day of the 2003 Istanbul Bombings takes place, to be followed by additional bombings on November 20.

2005-04-29

New Zealand's first civil union takes place.

2005-05-05

The United Kingdom general election takes place, in which Tony Blair's Labour Party is re-elected for a third consecutive term.

2005-07-03

The national law legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect in Spain.

2006-05-21

The Swedish ice hockey team Tre Kronor takes gold in the World Championship, becoming the first nation to hold both the World and Olympic titles separately in the same year.

2007-08-29

A United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident takes place at Minot Air Force Base and Barksdale Air Force Base.

2007-09-14

Restrictions on the traditional Latin Mass are officially removed in the Roman Catholic Church as Pope Benedict XVI's motu proprio Summorum Pontificum takes effect.

2008-09-07

The US Government takes control of the two largest largest mortgage financing companies in the US, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

2010-11-16

In University Park, Texas, the groundbreaking ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center takes place

2012-11-29

Luiz Felipe Scolari takes over as Brazilian Football coach

2012-12-23

The Seleka rebel coalition takes over Bambari, the third largest town in the Central African Republic

2016-03-06

Miesha Tate takes down Holly Holm in the final round to win by submission in UFC 196

2016-07-09

'Bomb Robot' Takes Down Dallas Gunman, but Raises Enforcement Questions

2016-08-10

US wins men's 4x200m freestyle relay, Phelps takes 21st gold

2017-04-07

Few ads run on 'O'Reilly Factor' as boycott takes effect

2018-04-05

China envoy says takes 'two to tango' in resolving trade dispute with US

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Takes - Notable Birthdays

Mariah CareyMar 27, 1971

Takes - Birthdays
Date Event
1865-11-15

Bliss Chevalier, Betty Takes a Hand

1885-01-09

Frank B. Elser, The Farmer Takes a Wife

1885-9-17

Uzeyir Hajibayov, Arshin Takes a Wife

1888-02-20

Lee Millar, Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip

1888-12-02

Verne Hardin Porter, Winner Takes All

1889-03-19

Henry Altimus, Crime Takes a Holiday

1889-08-04

Paul Graetz, Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk

1892-02-04

Paul L. Stein, Sin Takes a Holiday

1894-04-02

Dorothy Cairns, Sin Takes a Holiday

1895-10-13

Frank Gilroy, Mr. Moto Takes a Chance

1907-08-15

Margaret Brayton, Jack Takes Beavers to Dentist

1909-06-30

Polly Ward, George Takes the Air

1909-12-17

Sugar Geise, A Lady Takes a Chance

1913-10-18

Evelyn Venable, Death Takes a Holiday

1914-01-05

Iva Stewart, Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation

1914-02-23

Art Reichle, Winner Takes All

1914-03-22

Lutfali Abdullayev, Arshin Takes a Wife

1914-04-16

Jean Stevens, A Lady Takes a Chance

1914-04-19

Vanja Timer, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1915-12-04

Allan Jackson, Hot Springs Ark, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand)

1915-12-14

Rashid Behbudov, Arshin Takes a Wife

1916-01-29

Katja Majer, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1916-04-10

Ilena Sylva, George Takes the Air

1916-06-09

Jim Mackay, Stanley Takes a Trip

1916-08-19

Marie Wilson, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

1919-11-11

Viki Glovacki, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1920-01-08

Leyla Badirbayli, Arshin Takes a Wife

1922-01-01

Ariel Heath, A Lady Takes a Chance

1922-01-22

Robert Hammack, Mickey Takes Over

1922-05-20

Kresimir Golik, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1922-11-16

Bo Wininger, Lucy Takes Up Golf

1923-02-26

Franjo Majetic, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1929-01-06

Anne Rogers Clark, Wiener Takes All: A Dogumentary

1930-02-10

Robert Wagner, Detroit Mich, actor (It Takes a Thief, Hart to Hart)

1933-02-20

José L. Sansalvador, Anita Takes a Chance

1933-07-01

Drago Bahun, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1934-07-06

Elaine Hyman, Mother Takes a Holiday

1934-9-16

Nikola Gec, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1935-03-24

Ivica Rajkovic, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1937-11-22

Josh Peine, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

1939-10-02

Mirjana Bohanec, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1939-12-20

Agatha N "Kim" Weston, US gospel/singer (It Takes Two)

1940-02-06

Jimmy Tarbuck, Winner Takes All

1940-02-06

Clayton Hall, Father Takes Up Golf

1940-03-04

Lili Gentle, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

1943-07-02

Lauri Peters, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

1945-04-11

James Ronald Poe, Jack Benny Takes Danny's Job

1945-07-25

Ventura Pons, Anita Takes a Chance

1946-03-15

Martin Deane, The Farmer Takes a Wife

1946-12-12

Garry Duckworth, Jack Benny Takes Danny's Job

1947-04-06

Fred Chalfy, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

1948-06-13

Marc Flanagan, Tracey Takes on New York

1949-02-02

Duncan Bannatyne, Bannatyne Takes on Big Tobacco

1949-02-07

Bobby Mandolph, Jack Benny Takes Danny's Job

1949-04-02

Paul Gambaccini, Abba: The Winner Takes It All

1950-9-26

Simon Brint, Tracey Takes on New York

1951-07-07

T.A. Moore Jr., Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

1956-01-02

Roger Barnes, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

1957-02-06

Jerry Marotta, rocker (Orleans-Love Takes Time)

1958-02-18

Douglas Simmonds, Tiger Takes Off

1958-03-05

Bruce Clark, Tiger Takes Off

1958-04-15

Matt Reid, rock keyboardist (Berlin-Takes Your Breathe Away)

1960-12-14

Catherine Coleman, Andrea Takes Off

1960-12-27

Demetra Ann McHenry, It Takes Two to Tangle

1961-07-06

Kimberly Foster, actress (It Takes Two)

1961-07-26

Terri Nunn, rock vocalist (Berlin-Takes My Breath Away)

1962-07-19

Anthony Edwards, Santa Barbara Ca, actor (It Takes Two, Dr Greene-ER)

1962-11-28

Jane Sibbett, It Takes Two

1963-06-07

Lisa Brigantino, There Are No Second Takes In Life...Take 2

1965-01-06

Tim McDonald, Whatever It Takes

1965-06-18

Ericca Kern, Whatever It Takes

1966-05-16

Scott Reeves, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

1966-11-28

Tünde Murányi, The Gentleman Takes His Leave

1969-01-21

Todd Caldecott, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

1969-02-09

Tom Scharpling, Mr. Monk Takes His Medicine

1969-06-24

Jensen Daggett, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

1969-07-21

Christopher Shea, Death Takes a Halliwell

1970-01-07

Rupali Mehra, Shaurya: It Takes Courage to Make Right... Right

1971-03-27

Mariah Carey, NYC, singer (Love Takes Time, Hero)

1971-11-28

Fenriz, Until the Light Takes Us

1971-9-18

Chris Barela, Wiener Takes All: A Dogumentary

1972-03-01

Laurie Vaniman, Whatever It Takes

1973-02-11

Varg Vikernes, Until the Light Takes Us

1973-05-12

Alexia de Oliveira Gomes, Loser Takes All!

1973-06-28

Frost, Until the Light Takes Us

1974-10-01

Deidre Pagnanelli, Whatever It Takes

1975-02-16

Kamel Klein, Fucker Takes All

1975-10-01

Joe Farrell, Ferrell Takes the Field

1975-9-13

Scott Vickaryous, Whatever It Takes

1976-04-07

Barbara Jane Reams, The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All

1976-10-19

Desmond Harrington, Dex Takes a Holiday

1977-10-04

Melissa Wolfe, Mr. Monk Takes His Medicine

1977-12-19

Michael Shane Davis, The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All

1978-07-14

Patrick Hartz, It Takes a Thief

1979-02-28

Sergio Romero, Ernesto Kely Takes Off

1980-02-16

Akkim Lee, What It Takes

1983-07-17

Sarah Jones, Love Takes Wing

1983-10-15

Hailey Young, Hailey Takes Control

1984-11-03

Bálint Juhász, The Gentleman Takes His Leave

1986-05-22

Christoph Lindemann, What It Takes

1986-10-13

Andrei Gheorghe, It Takes Two to Fence

1987-04-25

Jay Park, KevJumba Takes on Zombies w/ Jay Park

1988-12-01

Anna Malmkjær Willumsen, What It Takes

1989-07-27

Charlotte Arnold, Degrassi Takes Manhattan

1990-01-11

Akasha Cullen, Hairdresser Takes Cash for Anal

1993-11-20

Georgio Tsoumpis, Takes Two to Tangle

1995-06-06

Myriah Archer, It Takes Two to Tangle

1998-12-20

Shanice Archer, Winslow Takes the Cake

2009-02-23

Sophia Abraham, Farrah Abraham Takes the Test

Takes - Weddings
Date Event
1793-12-26

The wedding of Prince Friedrich Ludwig of Prussia and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz takes place.

Takes - Deaths
Date Event
1935-01-31

Frank B. Elser, The Farmer Takes a Wife

1937-02-16

Paul Graetz, Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk

1941-12-24

Lee Millar, Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip

1942-11-28

Verne Hardin Porter, Winner Takes All

1944-02-24

Elmer Poggi, Mr. Moto Takes a Chance

1944-11-22

Paul Scott, A Lady Takes a Chance

1948-11-23

Uzeyir Hajibayov, Arshin Takes a Wife

1951-05-02

Paul L. Stein, Sin Takes a Holiday

1951-07-25

Bliss Chevalier, Betty Takes a Hand

1959-03-25

Chester Tallman, The Falcon Takes Over

1976-04-26

Allan Jackson, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), dies at 60

1980-02-14

Rza Takhmasib, Arshin Takes a Wife

1981-03-03

Jean Stevens, A Lady Takes a Chance

1985-03-06

Iva Stewart, Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation

1987-02-23

Polly Ward, George Takes the Air

1988-10-30

Sugar Geise, A Lady Takes a Chance

1989-06-09

Rashid Behbudov, Arshin Takes a Wife

1990-03-28

Robert Hammack, Mickey Takes Over

1991-11-29

Franjo Majetic, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1992-05-29

Margaret Brayton, Jack Takes Beavers to Dentist

1993-05-16

Marv Johnson, US soul singer (You Got What it Takes), dies at 54

1993-06-25

Drago Bahun, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1993-11-15

Evelyn Venable, Death Takes a Holiday

1995-03-14

Bobby Mandolph, Jack Benny Takes Danny's Job

1996-09-20

Kresimir Golik, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

1999-11-23

Leyla Badirbayli, Arshin Takes a Wife

2000-05-23

Art Reichle, Winner Takes All

2001-03-10

Fred Chalfy, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

2001-03-24

Katja Majer, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

2002-10-01

Vanja Timer, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

2002-10-26

Jim Mackay, Stanley Takes a Trip

2006-03-11

José L. Sansalvador, Anita Takes a Chance

2006-12-20

Anne Rogers Clark, Wiener Takes All: A Dogumentary

2006-12-29

Josh Peine, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

2008-06-06

Nikola Gec, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

2011-03-15

Douglas Simmonds, Tiger Takes Off

2011-05-29

Simon Brint, Tracey Takes on New York


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