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Birthdates which occurred on your SELECTED date of October 05:

1703 Jonathan Edwards US, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin)
1713 Denis Diderot France, encyclopedist (Dictionnaire Encyclop‚dique)
1830 Chester Alan Arthur Fairfield Vt, (R) 21st Pres (1881-85)
1840 John Addington Symonds Brit historian/writer (Probs in Greek Ethics)
1864 Louis LumiŠre with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895
1882 Robert Hutchings Goddard Worcester Mass, rocket pioneer
1887 Ren‚ Cassin pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1968)
19-- Bever-Leigh Banfield NYC, actress (Officer Edie-Open All Night)
19-- Brian Johnson rocker (AC/DC-Highway to Hell))
19-- Shell Kepler actress (Amy Vining-General Hospital)
19-- Thom Christopher actor (Carlo Hesser-One Life to Live)
19-- Troy Luccketta rock drummer (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
1902 Ray Kroc Illinois, founder of McDonalds/owner (San Diego Padres)
1904 John Hoyt Bronxville NY, actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary)
1908 Joshua Logan Broadway producer (South Pacific)
1912 Tony Martin Brooklyn NY, announcer (Arthur Godfrey)
1919 Allen Ludden Mineral Point Wisc, TV host (Password)
1919 Donald Pleasence Worksop England, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Halloween)
1921 Bill Willis AAFC, NFL guard (Cleveland Browns)
1923 Glynis Johns Pretoria South Africa, actress (Mary Poppins)
1923 Philip Berrigan militant priest (Chicago 7)
1924 Bill Dana Quincy Mass, comedian/actor (Jose Jimenez)
1925 Gail Davis Little Rock Ark, actress (Annie Oakley)
1929 Richard F Gordon Jr Seattle, Capt USN/astronaut (Gemini 11, Apol 12)
1930 Pavel R Popovich Ukraine, cosmonaut (Vostok 4, Soyuz 14)
1930 Skip Homeier Chicago Illinois, actor (Beachhead, Dakota Incident)
1933 Diane Cilento Australia, actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man)
1935 Peter Brown NYC, actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful)
1937 Barry Switzer football coach (Oklahoma)
1941 Ricardo Hoffmann marathon swimmer (299 miles)
1943 Steve Miller Milwaukee, rocker (Abracadabra, Space Cowboy)
1948 Sal Viscuso Brooklyn NY, actor (Soap, Montefuscos)
1950 Jeff Conway NYC, actor (Bobby-Taxi)
1951 Bob Geldof pop musician (Boomtown Rats, Band Aid)
1951 Karen Allen Illinois, actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers)
1951 Leah Poulos-Mueller US, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980)
1952 Clive Barker producer (Hell Raiser)
1954 Duncan Regehr Alberta Canada, actor (Wizards & Warriors)
1955 Leo Barnes rocker (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go)
1957 Jeanne Evert tennis player, Chris' sister
1958 Brent W Jett Jr Pontiac Mich, USN Lt Commander/astronaut
1958 Lee Thompson sax (Madness-Baggy Trousers)
1962 Ken Noda NYC, pianist (Rivalry)
1962 Michael Andretti Indy-car racer/Auto Hall of Fame (elected 1986)
1965 Mario Lemieux Montreal, Pitts Penguin (#66) high scorer
1965 Penny Baker Buffalo NY, playmate (January, 1984)
1969 Karyn Parsons actress (Hilary-Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
1974 Douglas Emerson Glendale Calif, actor (Robbie-Herbie The Love Bug)
1975 Scott E Weinger NYC, actor (Steve Taylor-The Family Man)
2176 Winston Matthew Kyle Perth, Australia (Star Trek)


Deaths which occurred on October 05:

1941 Louis D Brandeis 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice, dies at 84
1967 Clifton C Williams Jr astronaut, dies at 35, in T-38 jet crash
1976 Barbara Nichols actress (Pajama Game, Loved One), dies at 46
1981 Gloria Grahame actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55
1981 Jud Strunk singer/comedian (Laugh-In), dies at 48
1984 Leonard Rossiter actor, dies of a heart attack at 57
1990 Meir Kahane founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58

Reported: MISSING in ACTION

( Expanded with full Bios, history, & MIA report )
 1965    BARRETT          THOMAS J.         LOMAX                 IL     02/12/73 RELEASED BY DRV         ALIVE AND WELL 98
1965 HIVNER JAMES O. ELIZABETHTOWN PA 02/12/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL 98
1965 POGREBA DEAN A. THREE FORKS MT
1965 SEEBER BRUCE G. LOWPOINT IL 02/12/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL 98
1966 ANDREWS WILLIAM RICHARD EUGENE OR VOICE CONTACT WOUNDED REMAINS RETURNED 9/90 I.D. 12/12/90
1966 BEENE JAMES A. BURBANK CA ACFT BROKE UP OVER WATER
1967 MATHENY DAVID P. BAKERSFIELD CA 02/19/68 RELEASED BORN 1944
1967 TRAUTMAN KONRAD W. OBERLIN PA 03/14/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL 98
1968 LAWRENCE GREGORY P. PHENIX AL
1968 STRIDE JAMES D. JR. DENISON TX
1968 WESTER ALBERT D. TERRELL TX
1970 DAVIDSON DAVID A. EAST RIVERSIDE MD
1970 GASSMAN FRED A. FORT WALTON BEACH FL
1972 ALPERS JOHN H. JR. BOULDER CO 03/29/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL 98
1972 BATES RICHARD L. PLAZA ND 03/29/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL 98
1972 LATHAM JAMES D. MISSION HILLS KS 03/29/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE IN 98
1972 LEWIS KEITH H. CLEVELAND OH 03/29/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL 98

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On this day...

869 4th Council of Constantinople (8th ecumenical council) opens
1450 Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Ludwig IX
1582 Gregorian calendar introduced in Italy, other Catholic countries
1762 The opera "Orfeo Ed Euridice" is produced (Vienna)
1813 Battle of the Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British
1864 Battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing the South
1864 Most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die)
1867 Last day of Julian calendar in Alaska
1875 Palace Hotel on Market Street, SF opens
1877 Chief Joseph surrenders, ending Nez Perc‚ War
1892 Dalton Gang ends in shoot-out in Coffeyville, Kansas bank holdup
1906 Henry Mathewson (NY Giants) walks 14 men
1907 Interprovincial Rugby Football Union plays 1st game (Mtl 17 Tor 8)
1907 Phila A's Rube Vickers no-hits Wash Senators, 4-0 in 5 inning game
1908 Bulgaria declares independence from Turkey, Ferdinand I becomes Tsar
1910 Portugal overthrows monarchy, proclaims republic
1912 Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game
1912 Yanks win final game at Hilltop stadium
1921 1st World Series radio broadcast, Yanks beat Giants 3-0 (World Series #18)
1921 Present constitution of Liechtenstein comes into effect
1922 Yanks & Giants play an infamous 3-3 tie world series game (World Series #19)
1923 Edwin Hubble identifies Cepheid variable star
1925 WSM-AM in Nashville Tenn begins radio transmissions
1931 1st nonstop transpacific flight, Japan to Wash (Herndon & Pangborn)
1941 Mickey Owens drops a 3rd strike, Tom Hendrick reaches 1st safely, would have been the last out, instead Yanks score 4 and win 7-4
1942 St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 1, in 39th World Series
1945 "Meet the Press" premieres on radio
1947 1st Presidential address televised from White House-HS Truman
1947 Al Gionfriddo makes a great catch off Joe Dimaggio in world series (World Series #44)
1953 50th World Series sees NY Yankees beat Dodgers, 4 games to 2, as NY
1953 Earl Warren sworn in as 14th chief justice of the US
1953 Yankees break own record with 5th consecutive World Series win - Billy Martin's 12 hits set record (World Series #50)
1954 Hurricane Hazel hits Eastern US
1956 Yogi Berra becomes the 4th Yank to hit a World Series Grand Slam (World Series #53)
1960 Eastern AL Electra turbo-prop crashed in Boston Harbor (61 die)
1962 Beatles release their 1st record "Love Me Do"
1963 Hyde St Pier re-opens as State Historical Park
1964 SF Fire Department Museum is dedicated
1965 Chuck Linster performs 6,006 consecutive push-ups
1965 Dick McInnes stays aloft almost 12 hours in a kite
1969 Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks 55-yard field goal
1970 PBS becomes a network
1970 Quebec seperatists kidnap British trade commissioner James Cross
1972 Herbert Mullin first kills, to prevent earthquakes
1978 Isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for literature
1980 Yanks set AL attendance mark at 2,627,417
1981 Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American
1982 NJ Devils 1st game, ties Pitts Penguins 3-3 at the Meadowlands
1982 Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, NM
1983 Lech Walesa wins the Nobel Peace Prize
1984 13th Space Shuttle Mission (41-G)-Challenger 6-launched
1985 Grambling's Eddie Robinson wins record 324th football game
1986 London Sunday Times reports Israel is stocking nuclear arms
1988 Israel bans Meir Kahane's Kach Party on grounds of racism
1990 Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos)
1991 Actor Ted Shackelford (Knots Landing) weds Annett Wolf





Holidays

Note: Some Holidays are only applicable on a given "day of the week"

Azores, Guinea-Bisau, Maderia, Portugal : Republic Day (1910)
Bulgaria : Independence Day (1908)
Indonesia : Army Day
Lesotho : Sports Day
Massachusetts : Grandparents Day - - - - - ( Sunday )
Missouri : Missouri Day - - - - - ( Monday )
World : Child Health Day, Universal Children's Day (1928) - - - - - ( Monday )

Religious Observances

RC : Commemoration of St Placid & his companions, martyrs
Christian : Commemoration of St Flora of Beaulieu, virgin

Religious History

_869 The Fourth Constantinople (8th Ecumenical) Council opened under Pope Adrian II in the West and Emperor Basil I in the East. During its six sessions, the council condemned iconoclasm. It was the last ecumenical council held in the East.
1744 Following his ordination, David Brainerd, 26, began three years of intense missionary labors among the Indians along the Susquehannah River in New Jersey. Increasing illness from the elements led to Brainerd's premature death, after only three years.
1833 Birth of William G. Tomer, American Civil War veteran and Methodist hymnwriter. It is to his tune, FAREWELL, that today we sing the hymn, "God Be With You Till We Meet Again."
1969 Death of Harry Emerson Fosdick, 91. He pastored Riverside Church in New York City 1926-46, and authored the enduring hymn, "God of Grace and God of Glory."
1989 Ten months after being indicted by a federal grand jury, televangelist Jim Bakker, 50, was found guilty on 24 counts of mail and wire fraud. Three weeks later, on October 24th, Bakker was fined $500,000 and sentenced to 45 years in prison.

Source: William D. Blake. ALMANAC OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1987.
Additional information supplied by the author. Contact via E-mail: William D. Blake. (pilgrimwb@aol.com)

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