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1941/--/-- -1 - A British task force sinks the German pocket battleship Bismarck.
1941/--/-- -1 - Baseball player Joe DiMaggio sets a new record for hitting in 56 consecutive games.
1941/--/-- -1 - Benchley Park computers sabotage German Enigma
1941/--/-- -1 - Churchill and Roosevelt's Atlantic Charter meeting establishes war and peace aims.
1941/--/-- -1 - German U-boats inflict heavy losses on British shipping in the Battle of the Atlantic.
1941/--/-- -1 - German paratroopers land on Crete and capture the island from the British.
1941/--/-- -1 - German playwright Bertholt Brecht writes Mother Courage and Her Children.
1941/--/-- -1 - Germany invades Yugoslavia and Greece; British forces are evacuated to Crete.
1941/--/-- -1 - Germany invades the Soviet Union.
1941/--/-- -1 - Gutzon Borglum completes the sculptured heads of four presidents at Mount Rushmore.
1941/--/-- -1 - Ho Chi Minh organizes the Viet Minh to combat the Japanese in Indochina.
1941/--/-- -1 - Japanese forces capture Hong Kong and invade Malaya and the Philippines.
1941/--/-- -1 - Karsh's photographic portrait of Churchill becomes a symbol of British resistance.
1941/--/-- -1 - Nazi leader Rudolf Hess flies to England on a quixotic peace mission.
1941/--/-- -1 - Orson Welles directs the film Citizen Kane.
1941/--/-- -1 - President Roosevelt talks of Four Freedoms in his State of the Union speech.
1941/--/-- -1 - Swedish film actress Greta Garbo retires.
1941/--/-- -1 - The German Africa Corps under Erwin Rommel begins an offensive in North Africa.
1941/--/-- -1 - The German Blitz, the nighttime bombing of London, is at its height.
1941/--/-- -1 - The German advance on Moscow is halted by the winter weather.
1941/--/-- -1 - The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor; America enters World War II.
1941/--/-- -1 - The Japanese occupy Indochina and move into Cambodia (Kampuchea) and Thailand.
1941/--/-- -1 - The Lend-Lease Act allows the transfer of U.S. war materials to Britain and China.
1941/--/-- -1 - The U.S. freezes Japanese assets in retaliation for Japan's territorial aggression.
1941/--/-- -1 - U.S. troops occupy Iceland to forestall its occupation by Germany.
1941/09/02 0 *** Booher, William Eugene - Born to Booher, Aubrey Orestes and Henson, Mildred Louise Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio
1941/10/-- 0 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1941/10/10 0 *** Huddleston, Gary Phillip [2nd cousin] - Born to Huddleston, Daniel Cleveland and Booher, Beatrice Eileen Albany, Clinton, Kentucky
1941/12/04 0 *** Carter, Will Ray [2nd cousin] - Born to Carter, Earl and Booher, Mable Imogene Wayne County, Kentucky
1942/--/-- 0 - A Russian counterattack isolates the Sixth Army at Stalingrad; Hitler orders no retreat.
1942/--/-- 0 - A U.S. fleet defeats the Japanese at the Battle of Midway.
1942/--/-- 0 - Actor James Cagney wins an Academy Award for the film Yankee Doodle Dandie.
1942/--/-- 0 - American B-25 bombers make the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo.
1942/--/-- 0 - American and Filipino forces retreat to the Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines.
1942/--/-- 0 - American crooner Bing Crosby records the hit song White Christmas.
1942/--/-- 0 - American forces in the Philippines surrender; the Bataan death march begins.
1942/--/-- 0 - American humorist James Thurber publishes The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
1942/--/-- 0 - French writer Albert Camus publishes The Stranger.
1942/--/-- 0 - Gandhi is arrested after the Quit India movement demands a British withdrawal.
1942/--/-- 0 - General MacArthur is ordered to the leave the Philippines; he vows I shall return.
1942/--/-- 0 - German forces occupy Vichy France; the French fleet is scuttled in Toulon harbor.
1942/--/-- 0 - Hitler proposes the Final Solution of the Jewish Question; the Holocaust begins.
1942/--/-- 0 - Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman star in the classic film Casablanca.
1942/--/-- 0 - Italian filmmaker Luchino Visconti directs his first film Ossessione.
1942/--/-- 0 - Manhattan Project scientists under Fermi produce the first controlled chain reaction.
1942/--/-- 0 - Rommel's Africa Corps capture Tobruk and drive the British back to Egypt.
1942/--/-- 0 - The British Eighth Army under Montgomery begins a new drive into Libya.
1942/--/-- 0 - The German advance in the Caucasus is halted at Stalingrad (now Volgograd).
1942/--/-- 0 - The German advance on Egypt is halted at the Battle of El-Alamein.
1942/--/-- 0 - The Japanese conquer Malaya, Singapore, Indonesia and Burma.
1942/--/-- 0 - The RAF makes the first 1,000 bomber raid on the German city of Cologne.
1942/--/-- 0 - The Soviet southern offensive is halted; the Germans advance on the Caucasus.
1942/--/-- 0 - The U.S. government transfers 110,000 Japanese Americans to internment camps.
1942/--/-- 0 - U.S. Marines invade Guadalcanal, beginning the campaign of re-conquest.
1942/--/-- 0 - U.S. forces under General Eisenhower invade Morocco and Algeria.
1942/--/-- 0 - V-2 (Vengeance Weapon 2) rockets are tested at Peenemunde in Germany.
1942/02/07 0 *** Booher, Velma Ruth [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Wellington Virgil and Ewing, Mary (Booher) Covington, Kenton, KY
1942/02/07 0 *** Booher, Victoria [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Marvin Pauline and Meeker, Louise St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
1942/03/14 0 *** Wright, Jesse Wayne [2nd cousin] - Born to Wright, General Glenn and Booher, Mada Albany, Kentucky
1942/07/14 0 *** Jones, Ben Hall [2nd cousin] - Born to Jones, Harley Wayne and Booher, Reba Madelene
1942/08/12 0 *** Williams, Mary Kay [Wife] - Born Sandyville, Tuscarawas, Ohio
1942/10/-- 1 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (1)
1943/--/-- 1 - American aircraft join the RAF in round the clock bombing of Germany.
1943/--/-- 1 - American author Carson McCullers publishes The Ballad of the Sad Cafe.
1943/--/-- 1 - American writer Ayn Rand publishes The Fountainhead.
1943/--/-- 1 - Churchill and Roosevelt meet at Casablanca to plan their war strategy.
1943/--/-- 1 - Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin meet at the Tehran Conference.
1943/--/-- 1 - French existentialist writer Jean Paul Sartre publishes Being and Nothingness.
1943/--/-- 1 - French writer and feminist Simone de Beauvoir publishes She Came to Stay.
1943/--/-- 1 - German paratroopers rescue Mussolini.
1943/--/-- 1 - Marine explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau invents the Aqualung (scuba).
1943/--/-- 1 - Marshal Badoglio signs an armistice with the Allies; Italy declares war on Germany.
1943/--/-- 1 - Mussolini is deposed; Marshal Badoglio assumes power in Italy.
1943/--/-- 1 - Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical Oklahoma! is produced.
1943/--/-- 1 - Robert Oppenheimer establishes the Los Alamos laboratory to build the atomic bomb.
1943/--/-- 1 - Singer Paul Robeson stars in the title role of the Broadway production of Othello.
1943/--/-- 1 - The Allied armies invade Sicily.
1943/--/-- 1 - The Allies invade the southern tip of Italy.
1943/--/-- 1 - The British and American armies link up in Africa; 250,000 Axis prisoners are taken.
1943/--/-- 1 - The German Sixth Army surrenders at Stalingrad; 100,000 are taken prisoner.
1943/--/-- 1 - The Germans suppress a revolt by Polish Jews; the Warsaw ghetto is destroyed.
1943/--/-- 1 - The Russian offensive reaches the Dnepr River; Kiev and Smolensk are recaptured.
1943/--/-- 1 - The Russians defeat the Germans at Kursk in the largest tank battle in history.
1943/04/16 1 *** Booher, James Wendell [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Wellington Virgil and Ewing, Mary (Booher) Covington, Kenton, KY
1943/06/21 1 *** Booher, David Larr [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Marvin Pauline and Meeker, Louise Athens, Athens, Ohio
1943/10/-- 2 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1944/--/-- 2 - A British airborne landing at Arnhem in the Netherlands is repulsed by the Germans.
1944/--/-- 2 - Aaron Copland composes the ballet Appalachian Spring.
1944/--/-- 2 - Allied D-Day invasion forces land at Normandy in northern France.
1944/--/-- 2 - Allied forces break out from the Normandy enclave and liberate Paris.
1944/--/-- 2 - Allied forces in Italy land behind the German Gustav Line at Anzio.
1944/--/-- 2 - American aircraft from the Marianas begin the strategic bombing of Japan.
1944/--/-- 2 - American forces under General Mark Clark occupy Rome.
1944/--/-- 2 - An Allied invasion force lands in southern France.
1944/--/-- 2 - British forces begin the reconquest of Burma from the Japanese.
1944/--/-- 2 - British forces occupy Athens and intervene in a communist inspired civil war.
1944/--/-- 2 - Child film actors Mickey Rooney and Elizabeth Taylor star in National Velvet.
1944/--/-- 2 - Communist resistance fighters under Josip Broz-Tito liberate Yugoslavia.
1944/--/-- 2 - English writer Somerset Maugham publishes The Razor's Edge.
1944/--/-- 2 - Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson dies from an accidental drug overdose.
1944/--/-- 2 - French novelist Colette writes Gigi.
1944/--/-- 2 - German officers attempt to assassinate Hitler.
1944/--/-- 2 - Normandy landings
1944/--/-- 2 - Oswald Avery determines that DNA is the hereditary material of the cell.
1944/--/-- 2 - Polish resistance fighters are defeated by the Germans in the Warsaw Uprising.
1944/--/-- 2 - Romania and Bulgaria sign an armistice with the Allies and declare war on Germany.
1944/--/-- 2 - Roosevelt is reelected for an unprecedented fourth term; Truman becomes vice-president.
1944/--/-- 2 - Soviet forces cross the Romanian border and reconquer the Crimea.
1944/--/-- 2 - Soviet forces reach the suburbs of Warsaw in Poland.
1944/--/-- 2 - Tennessee Williams' play The Glass Menagerie is produced.
1944/--/-- 2 - The G.I. Bill of Rights is established to provide assistance to war veterans.
1944/--/-- 2 - The German army launches the Battle of the Bulge, its last counteroffensive.
1944/--/-- 2 - The Soviet's relieve the city of Leningrad after a German siege lasting 890 days.
1944/--/-- 2 - The U.S. First Army occupies Aachen -- the first German city to fall to the Allies.
1944/--/-- 2 - The World Bank is established to assist European postwar recovery.
1944/--/-- 2 - U.S. Marines invade Guam and Saipan in the Marianas.
1944/--/-- 2 - U.S. forces under Admiral Nimitz defeat a Japanese fleet in the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
1944/--/-- 2 - V-1 (and later the V-2) weapons of vengeance are launched against London.
1944/02/17 2 *** Upchurch, Buel Gayle [2nd cousin] - Born to Upchurch, Herbert "Doc" and Booher, Ruby Nell Albany, Clinton, Kentucky
1944/10/-- 3 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL ST. LOUIS (2)
1944/10/15 3 *** Van Jones, Lyle [2nd cousin] - Born to Jones, Harley Wayne and Booher, Reba Madelene
1945/--/-- 3 - Advancing Allied armies discover Nazi extermination camps.
1945/--/-- 3 - Allied forces cross the Rhine and begin the final assault on Germany.
1945/--/-- 3 - British actor Laurence Olivier wins critical acclaim for his portrayal of Richard III.
1945/--/-- 3 - British author George Orwell publishes the satirical fable Animal Farm.
1945/--/-- 3 - Charlie "Bird" Parker and Dizzy Gillespie make the first bebop recordings.
1945/--/-- 3 - Churchill is defeated in the British elections by Labour leader Clement Attlee.
1945/--/-- 3 - Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin meet at the Yalta Conference.
1945/--/-- 3 - Churchill, Truman and Stalin hold the last wartime conference at Potsdam.
1945/--/-- 3 - Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and Yemen form the Arab League.
1945/--/-- 3 - French dramatist Jean Giraudoux writes the play The Madwoman of Chaillot.
1945/--/-- 3 - General MacArthur heads the U.S. occupation forces in Japan.
1945/--/-- 3 - German jet aircraft are unable to prevent mass Allied air attacks.
1945/--/-- 3 - German playwright Bertholt Brecht writes The Caucasian Chalk Circle.
1945/--/-- 3 - German rocket engineer Wernher Von Braun continues his research in the U.S.
1945/--/-- 3 - Germany and Austria are divided between the Allies into 4 zones of occupation.
1945/--/-- 3 - Harry S. Truman (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1945/--/-- 3 - Hitler commits suicide in his Berlin bunker; Germany surrenders to the Allies.
1945/--/-- 3 - Ho Chi Minh proclaims the independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
1945/--/-- 3 - Indonesian nationalists led by Sukarno proclaim the nation independent.
1945/--/-- 3 - Japan signs an armistice with the Allies, ending World War II.
1945/--/-- 3 - Korea is divided between U.S. and Soviet occupation forces along the 38th parallel.
1945/--/-- 3 - Marshal Zhukov's Soviet troops launch the final attack on Berlin.
1945/--/-- 3 - Mussolini is killed by Italian partisans.
1945/--/-- 3 - Nationalists and Communist forces resume their civil war in China.
1945/--/-- 3 - Roberto Rosselini's neorealist "Open City"
1945/--/-- 3 - Romulo Betancourt becomes president of Venezuela for the first time.
1945/--/-- 3 - Roosevelt dies; Harry S. Truman is inaugurated as the 33rd U.S. president.
1945/--/-- 3 - Singer Frank Sinatra stars in the film musical Anchors Aweigh.
1945/--/-- 3 - Suicide attacks by Japanese kamikaze pilots are unable to stem the U.S. advances.
1945/--/-- 3 - The Soviet Union declares war on Japan.
1945/--/-- 3 - The U.S. drops atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
1945/--/-- 3 - The United Nations is formed; Trygve Halvdan Lie becomes secretary-general (1946).
1945/--/-- 3 - The trial of Nazi war criminals begins at Nuremberg in Germany.
1945/--/-- 3 - Tito becomes head of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1945/--/-- 3 - U.S. A-bombs Japan
1945/--/-- 3 - U.S. Marines invade the Japanese islands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
1945/--/-- 3 - U.S. forces under MacArthur liberate the Philippines.
1945/--/-- 3 - United Nations formed
1945/--/-- 3 - World War II ends
1945/09/23 4 *** Booher, Patricia Mae [1st cousin once removed] & Poore, Lloyd H. - Married
1945/10/-- 4 - World Series NL CHICAGO (3) AL DETROIT (4)
1946/--/-- 4 - American author Robert Penn Warren publishes All the King's Men.
1946/--/-- 4 - Communists abolish the monarchy in Bulgaria; Georgi Dimitrov becomes premier.
1946/--/-- 4 - Dr. Spock publishes The Commonsense Book of Baby and Child Care.
1946/--/-- 4 - ELAS communist forces begin a civil war in Greece.
1946/--/-- 4 - ENIAC, the first successful electronic digital computer, becomes operational.
1946/--/-- 4 - Elections in Italy abolish the monarchy in favor of a republic.
1946/--/-- 4 - General De Gaulle resigns as president of France; the Fourth Republic is formed.
1946/--/-- 4 - Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis publishes Zorba the Greek.
1946/--/-- 4 - Juan Peron is elected president of Argentina.
1946/--/-- 4 - MacArthur promotes Japanese democracy with the emperor as constitutional monarch.
1946/--/-- 4 - Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini becomes the first U.S. citizen to be canonized.
1946/--/-- 4 - Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier designs Unite d'Habitation in Marseilles.
1946/--/-- 4 - Terence Rattigan's play The Winslow Boy is produced.
1946/--/-- 4 - The Philippines are granted independence with Manuel Roxas y Acuna as president.
1946/--/-- 4 - The Viet Minh begin a guerrilla war against the French in Indochina (Vietnam).
1946/--/-- 4 - Winston Churchill describes the Iron Curtain created in Europe by the Soviets.
1946/04/21 4 *** Booher, George William Randall [Uncle] & Buchanon, Julia - Married
1946/05/19 4 *** Booher, John Paul [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Wellington Virgil and Ewing, Mary (Booher) Milan, Ripley, Ind Born in Whitlatch Clinic, Milan, Indiana. Clinic was operated by Dr. Hunter
1946/10/-- 5 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL BOSTON (3)
1946/12/14 5 *** Poore, Jerry Carl [2nd cousin] - Born to Poore, Lloyd H. and Booher, Patricia Mae
1946/12/28 5 *** Booher, Mildred [1st cousin once removed] & Williams, Carl Leon - Married
1947/--/-- 5 - American pilot Kenneth Arnold makes the first alleged sighting of flying saucers.
1947/--/-- 5 - Artist Jackson Pollock produces Full Fathom Five using drip paint techniques.
1947/--/-- 5 - Artist Mark Rothko begins experimenting with Color-field painting.
1947/--/-- 5 - Baseball player Jackie Robinson becomes the first black to play in the major leagues.
1947/--/-- 5 - British & French Empires fracture into new 3rd world nations
1947/--/-- 5 - British India becomes Pakistan & India
1947/--/-- 5 - British atomic bomb scientist Klaus Fuchs is arrested for giving information to the USSR.
1947/--/-- 5 - Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier for the first time in an X-1 rocket plane.
1947/--/-- 5 - Conductor Sir Thomas Beecham forms the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London.
1947/--/-- 5 - Dennis Gabor invents holography, a means of producing a three-dimensional image.
1947/--/-- 5 - Edwin Land demonstrates the single-step Polaroid Land Camera.
1947/--/-- 5 - English composer Benjamin Britten writes the opera Peter Grimes.
1947/--/-- 5 - French fashion designer Christian Dior opens his own couture house.
1947/--/-- 5 - French literary figure Andre Gide wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1947/--/-- 5 - Gheorghiu-Dej heads the Romanian Communist party; King Michael abdicates.
1947/--/-- 5 - India becomes independent and is divided into the nations of India and Pakistan.
1947/--/-- 5 - Jawaharlal Nehru becomes the first prime minister of India.
1947/--/-- 5 - Marshall Plan
1947/--/-- 5 - Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl sails on the balsa raft Kon Tiki from Peru to Polynesia.
1947/--/-- 5 - Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire is produced.
1947/--/-- 5 - The Dead Sea Scrolls, a collection of ancient Hebrew documents, are discovered.
1947/--/-- 5 - The U.S. Marshall Plan for economic recovery in Europe is established.
1947/--/-- 5 - The United Nations elect to partition Palestine into Arab and Jewish states.
1947/--/-- 5 - The first India-Pakistan War begins when Pakistani tribesmen invade Kashmir.
1947/--/-- 5 - The story of a Jewish victim of the Nazis, The Diary of Anne Frank, is published.
1947/--/-- 5 - Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, captured from Japan, administered by U.S.
1947/--/-- 5 - U.S. contains spread of communism
1947/01/01 5 *** Booher, Nina Marie [Aunt] & Gottschling, John - Married
1947/04/05 5 *** Jones, Larry Edward [2nd cousin] - Born to Jones, Harley Wayne and Booher, Reba Madelene
1947/05/10 5 *** Booher, Steven [1st cousin] - Born to Booher, George William Randall and Buchanon, Julia Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio
1947/06/25 5 *** Booher, Mary Ann [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Wellington Virgil and Ewing, Mary (Booher) Milan, Ripley, Ind
1947/10/-- 6 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1948/--/-- 6 - Alec Guinness stars as Fagin in the film of Dicken's Oliver Twist.
1948/--/-- 6 - Alfred Kinsey publishes his report on Sexual Behavior in the Human Male.
1948/--/-- 6 - American opera singer Beverly Sills debuts in Bizet's Carmen.
1948/--/-- 6 - American writer Norman Mailer publishes the war novel The Naked and the Dead.
1948/--/-- 6 - Arab armies invade Israel in the first Arab-Israeli War.
1948/--/-- 6 - Bell Labs invent transistor
1948/--/-- 6 - Britain grants independence to Burma.
1948/--/-- 6 - Communism quashed in US
1948/--/-- 6 - Communist leader Kim Il Sung establishes the People's Republic of Korea (N. Korea).
1948/--/-- 6 - Dutch track star Fanny Blankers-Koen wins four gold medals in the Olympic Games.
1948/--/-- 6 - George Balanchine's Ballet Society is renamed the New York City Ballet.
1948/--/-- 6 - Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated by a Hindu fanatic.
1948/--/-- 6 - Israel created
1948/--/-- 6 - Italian filmmaker Vittorio De Sica directs The Bicycle Thieves.
1948/--/-- 6 - NATO formed; Cold War begins
1948/--/-- 6 - Palestinian Jews proclaim the independent state of Israel.
1948/--/-- 6 - Stalin expels Yugoslavia from the Communist bloc.
1948/--/-- 6 - The Communist party assumes power in Hungary under Matyas Rakosi.
1948/--/-- 6 - The Malayan Communist party begins an insurrection against British rule.
1948/--/-- 6 - The Republic of Korea (S. Korea) is inaugurated, Syngman Rhee becomes president.
1948/--/-- 6 - The Soviets blockade West Berlin; Britain and the U.S. begin the Berlin Airlift.
1948/--/-- 6 - The U.S. Air Force begins the Project Blue Book study of the UFO phenomenon.
1948/--/-- 6 - The apartheid policy of racial segregation is made official in South Africa.
1948/--/-- 6 - The transistor is invented at Bell Laboratories in the U.S.
1948/08/28 6 *** Booher, Joyce Clementine [1st cousin once removed] & Summerlin, John Wayburn - Married
1948/10/-- 7 - World Series NL BOSTON (2) AL CLEVELAND (4)
1948/11/25 7 *** Poore, Linda Carolyn [2nd cousin] - Born to Poore, Lloyd H. and Booher, Patricia Mae
1949/--/-- 7 - Abstract artist Robert Motherwell begins his series Elegy to the Spanish Republic.
1949/--/-- 7 - Abstract-Expressionism breaks out in NYC
1949/--/-- 7 - Architect Philip Johnson designs the Glass House in New Caanan, Conn.
1949/--/-- 7 - Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman is produced.
1949/--/-- 7 - British abstract sculptor Henry Moore completes the bronze Family Group.
1949/--/-- 7 - British author George Orwell publishes the futuristic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
1949/--/-- 7 - Civil war ends in Greece with the defeat of the Communist forces.
1949/--/-- 7 - Communists under Mao defeat the Nationalists and form the People's Republic of China.
1949/--/-- 7 - Konrad Adenauer becomes the first chancellor of West Germany.
1949/--/-- 7 - Kurchatov develops first Soviet A-bomb
1949/--/-- 7 - Miles Davis makes the first "cool" jazz records.
1949/--/-- 7 - Nationalist Chinese forces under Chiang Kai-shek flee to the island of Taiwan.
1949/--/-- 7 - Rogers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical South Pacific is produced.
1949/--/-- 7 - The Hashimite Kingdom of Transjordan is renamed as Jordan.
1949/--/-- 7 - The Netherlands grants independence to Indonesia (formerly the Dutch East Indies).
1949/--/-- 7 - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is formed to deter Soviet aggression.
1949/--/-- 7 - The Republic of Germany (West Germany) is established by the Western powers.
1949/--/-- 7 - The Soviet Union detonates its first atomic bomb.
1949/--/-- 7 - The Soviets establish the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).
1949/--/-- 7 - The first India-Pakistan War ends with the partition of Kashmir.
1949/02/14 7 *** Booher, Gail Lee [Sister] - Born to Booher, Aubrey Orestes and Henson, Mildred Louise Newark, Licking, Ohio
1949/08/31 7 *** Booher, Phillip Eugene [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Wellington Virgil and Ewing, Mary (Booher) Milan, Ripley, Ind
1949/09/03 8 *** Booher, Phillip Eugene [1st cousin once removed] - Died Milan, Ripley, Ind Milan, Ripley, Ind South of Milan on E. side of highway
1949/10/-- 8 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1950/--/-- 8 - Adnan Menderes replaces Ismet Inonu as prime minister of Turkey.
1950/--/-- 8 - Bette Davis stars in the film All About Eve.
1950/--/-- 8 - Cartoonist Charles Schulz creates the Peanuts comic strip.
1950/--/-- 8 - Chinese forces invade Tibet, which is officially annexed in 1951.
1950/--/-- 8 - Communist North Korean forces invade South Korea.
1950/--/-- 8 - George Burns and Gracie Allen star in The Burns and Allen Show television series.
1950/--/-- 8 - Isaac Asimov publishes the science-fiction classic I Robot.
1950/--/-- 8 - Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa achieves recognition with Rashomon.
1950/--/-- 8 - Korean "engagement"
1950/--/-- 8 - President Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb.
1950/--/-- 8 - Senator Joseph McCarthy begins his inquiry into un-American activities.
1950/--/-- 8 - The UN sanctions military aid for South Korea; MacArthur is appointed commander.
1950/--/-- 8 - U.S. official Alger Hiss is convicted of perjury for denying that he knew a Soviet agent.
1950/--/-- 8 - UN forces cross into North Korea but are repulsed by the Chinese army.
1950/--/-- 8 - UN forces land at Inchon and drive the North Koreans out of South Korea.
1950/05/10 8 *** Summerlin, Jerry Lynn [2nd cousin] - Born to Summerlin, John Wayburn and Booher, Joyce Clementine Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky
1950/10/-- 9 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1951/--/-- 9 - A frontline is stabilized at the 38th parallel in Korea; peace negotiations begin at Kaesong.
1951/--/-- 9 - American novelist Kurt Vonnegut publishes Player Piano.
1951/--/-- 9 - American poet Marianne Moore publishes her Collected Poems.
1951/--/-- 9 - American writer J.D. Salinger publishes The Catcher in the Rye.
1951/--/-- 9 - American writer James Jones publishes the war novel From Here to Eternity.
1951/--/-- 9 - Artist Stuart Davis uses words to function as abstract shapes in his painting Visa.
1951/--/-- 9 - Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S. sign the mutual defense Anzus Treaty.
1951/--/-- 9 - Auto racer Juan Fangio wins the world driving championship for the first time.
1951/--/-- 9 - Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake La Motta for the middleweight title.
1951/--/-- 9 - British Conservatives win a general election with Winston Churchill as leader.
1951/--/-- 9 - British spies Burgess and Maclean escape to the Soviet Union.
1951/--/-- 9 - Comedian Lucille Ball stars in the television series I Love Lucy.
1951/--/-- 9 - Igor Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress is premiered.
1951/--/-- 9 - Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are sentenced to death for espionage against the U.S.
1951/--/-- 9 - King Abdullah of Jordan is assassinated by a Palestinian nationalist.
1951/--/-- 9 - Leopold III of Belgium is forced to abdicate because of his wartime conduct.
1951/--/-- 9 - President Truman dismisses MacArthur as commander in Korea.
1951/--/-- 9 - Prime minister Muhammad Mosaddeq nationalizes Iran's oil resources.
1951/--/-- 9 - Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical The King and I is produced.
1951/--/-- 9 - Teller tests H-bomb
1951/--/-- 9 - Ten million television receivers have been installed in U.S. homes.
1951/--/-- 9 - The 22nd Amendment restricts U.S. presidents to a maximum of two terms.
1951/--/-- 9 - The UN General Assembly brands Communist China an aggressor in the Korean War.
1951/--/-- 9 - The first successful videotape for recording television images is demonstrated.
1951/--/-- 9 - UNIVAC I, the first commercial computer, is accepted by the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
1951/04/30 9 *** Booher, Jesse Severe [Great Uncle] - Died Albany, Clinton, Kentucky Albany, Clinton, Kentucky
1951/10/-- 10 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1952/--/-- 10 - A bloodless coup returns Fulgencio Batista to power in Cuba.
1952/--/-- 10 - Agatha Christie's record-breaking play The Mouse Trap opens in London.
1952/--/-- 10 - American sculptor Isamu Noguchi designs two bridges for the Peace Park at Hiroshima.
1952/--/-- 10 - American writer E.B. White publishes the children's book Charlotte's Web.
1952/--/-- 10 - British architect Michael Ventris deciphers the ancient Greek Linear B script.
1952/--/-- 10 - Chuck Yaeger sets a new air speed record of 1,650 mph in the X-1A research plane.
1952/--/-- 10 - Communist POW riots in South Korea delay peace negotiations.
1952/--/-- 10 - Czech runner Emil Zatopek wins 3 gold medals in the Helsinki Olympic Games.
1952/--/-- 10 - Dancer Gene Kelly stars in the film Singin' in the Rain.
1952/--/-- 10 - Eva Peron, popularly known as Evita, dies in Argentina.
1952/--/-- 10 - Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly star in the Western film High Noon.
1952/--/-- 10 - Gordon Bunshaft designs the Lever House, an early International Style building.
1952/--/-- 10 - Hostilities continue in Korea with increased UN air strikes against the north.
1952/--/-- 10 - King Farouk of Egypt is overthrown in a revolution led by Gen. Muhammad Naguib.
1952/--/-- 10 - Kwame Nkrumah is elected prime minister of the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1952/--/-- 10 - Medical missionary Albert Schweitzer is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1952/--/-- 10 - Opera singer Maria Callas debuts at London's Covent Garden.
1952/--/-- 10 - Queen Elizabeth II ascends to the British throne on the death of her father George VI.
1952/--/-- 10 - Samuel Beckett's play Waiting For Godot is produced in Paris.
1952/--/-- 10 - The British de Havilland Comet becomes the first jet airliner to enter service.
1952/--/-- 10 - The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is formed with Luis Munoz Marin as governor.
1952/--/-- 10 - The Mau Mau uprising begins in Kenya; Jomo Kenyatta is imprisoned.
1952/--/-- 10 - The U.S. tests the first hydrogen bomb in the Pacific.
1952/--/-- 10 - The first automatic pinsetter is installed in a bowling alley in Brooklyn, N.Y.
1952/--/-- 10 - Turkey joins the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
1952/--/-- 10 - Vice-presidential candidate Richard Nixon makes his Checkers speech.
1952/02/-- 10 - Elizabeth II succeeds as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
1952/03/17 10 *** Wright, Thomas Lowell [2nd cousin] - Born to Wright, General Glenn and Booher, Mada Louisville, Kentucky
1952/05/20 10 *** Gottschling, Gary [1st cousin] - Born to Gottschling, John and Booher, Nina Marie Seattle, King, Washington
1952/10/-- 11 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1952/12/17 11 *** Williams, Michael Leon [2nd cousin] - Born to Williams, Carl Leon and Booher, Mildred Fort Knox, Hardin, Kentucky
1953/--/-- 11 - A Redstone rocket (based on the German V-2) is tested at Cape Canaveral.
1953/--/-- 11 - American physicist Charles H. Townes invents the maser.
1953/--/-- 11 - American tennis player Maureen Connolly (Little Mo) wins the Grand Slam.
1953/--/-- 11 - American writer Saul Bellow publishes The Adventures of Augie March.
1953/--/-- 11 - An armistice ends the Korean War; the country remains divided into North and South.
1953/--/-- 11 - Arthur Miller writes The Crucible, a play about the Salem Witch Trials.
1953/--/-- 11 - Black writer James Baldwin publishes his first novel Go Tell It on the Mountain.
1953/--/-- 11 - Communist statesman Imre Nagy becomes premier of Hungary.
1953/--/-- 11 - Dag Hammarskjold succeeds Trygve Lie as secretary-general of the UN.
1953/--/-- 11 - Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1953/--/-- 11 - Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first to climb Mount Everest.
1953/--/-- 11 - Eisenhower is inaugurated as the 34th U.S. president; Nixon becomes vice-president.
1953/--/-- 11 - Fidel Castro leads an attack on an army barracks in Cuba; he is captured and imprisoned.
1953/--/-- 11 - Golfer Ben Hogan wins the U.S. Open, Masters, and British Open tournaments.
1953/--/-- 11 - Hugh Hefner publishes the first issue of Playboy magazine.
1953/--/-- 11 - Hussein I succeeds his father as king of Jordan.
1953/--/-- 11 - Israeli prime minister Ben-Gurion retires; he is succeeded by Moshe Sharett.
1953/--/-- 11 - Jacques Piccard's bathyscaphe the Trieste descends to a depth of 10,330 ft.
1953/--/-- 11 - James Watson and Francis Crick propose the double helix structure of DNA.
1953/--/-- 11 - John Foster Dulles is selected as the U.S. secretary of state.
1953/--/-- 11 - Laos, formerly a part of French Indochina, is granted independence.
1953/--/-- 11 - Lavrenti Beria, head of the Soviet security service, is arrested and executed.
1953/--/-- 11 - Marilyn Monroe stars in the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
1953/--/-- 11 - Murray Gell-Mann proposes the strangeness property of some subatomic particles.
1953/--/-- 11 - Physicist Donald Glaser invents the bubble chamber to detect subnuclear particles.
1953/--/-- 11 - Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin dies; Georgy M. Malenkov becomes the new premier.
1953/--/-- 11 - The first heart-lung machine is developed by Dr. John Gibbon.
1953/--/-- 11 - The fossil remains of Piltdown man are proved a hoax 41 years after their discovery.
1953/--/-- 11 - Watson & Crick DNA=double helix
1953/04/13 11 *** Carmichael, John Craig [2nd cousin] - Born to Carmichael, John Craig and Booher, Sara Alice Ft. Knox, Hardin, Kentucky
1953/06/-- 11 - Elizabeth II crowned Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at Westminster
1953/09/14 12 *** Jones, Steven Lynn [2nd cousin] - Born to Jones, Harley Wayne and Booher, Reba Madelene
1953/10/-- 12 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1953/10/17 12 *** Booher, Randa Lynn [1st cousin] - Born to Booher, George William Randall and Buchanon, Julia Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio
1954/--/-- 12 - A Supreme Court decision prohibits racial segregation in U.S. public schools.
1954/--/-- 12 - American novelist Evan Hunter publishes The Blackboard Jungle.
1954/--/-- 12 - British artist Francis Bacon begins his Portrait of Pope Innocent X series.
1954/--/-- 12 - British novelist William Golding publishes Lord of the Flies.
1954/--/-- 12 - Dylan Thomas' radio play Under Milk Wood is performed posthumously.
1954/--/-- 12 - English runner Roger Bannister is first to run the mile in under 4 minutes.
1954/--/-- 12 - French forces are defeated at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in North Vietnam.
1954/--/-- 12 - Gamal Abdel Nasser ousts Gen. Muhammad Naguib as president of Egypt.
1954/--/-- 12 - Ian Fleming publishes the first James Bond thriller Casino Royale.
1954/--/-- 12 - Italian film-maker Federico Fellini directs La Strada.
1954/--/-- 12 - Kingsley Amis, one of England's angry young men, publishes Lucky Jim.
1954/--/-- 12 - Marlon Brando stars in Elia Kazan's film On the Waterfront.
1954/--/-- 12 - National Liberation Front (FLN) raids on French property spark the Algerian War.
1954/--/-- 12 - Senator McCarthy is discredited for failing to prove claims of communist penetration.
1954/--/-- 12 - Television thrives; radio switches to music
1954/--/-- 12 - The Geneva Conference establishes the partition of Vietnam into North and South.
1954/--/-- 12 - The U.S. and Canada begin construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
1954/--/-- 12 - The U.S. nuclear submarine the Nautilus is launched.
1954/--/-- 12 - U.S. "Nautilus" first nuclear submarine
1954/01/30 12 *** Huddleston, Ralph Edward [2nd cousin] & Williams, Hazel - Married
1954/08/08 12 *** Carmichael, Randolph Tucker [2nd cousin] - Born to Carmichael, John Craig and Booher, Sara Alice
1954/09/24 13 *** Booher, Patricia Mae [1st cousin once removed] - Died
1954/10/-- 13 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL CLEVELAND (0)
1955/--/-- 13 - A military coup in Argentina deposes president Juan Peron.
1955/--/-- 13 - AFL and CIO merge
1955/--/-- 13 - American artist Jasper Johns begins his paintings of American flags and targets.
1955/--/-- 13 - American artist Larry Rivers paints Double Portrait of Birdie.
1955/--/-- 13 - American rock 'n' roll musician Bill Haley records Rock Around the Clock.
1955/--/-- 13 - Anthony Eden succeeds Winston Churchill as prime minister of Great Britain.
1955/--/-- 13 - Austria achieves independence; the four-power occupation is terminated.
1955/--/-- 13 - Blacks boycott buses in Montgomery
1955/--/-- 13 - British writer Graham Greene publishes The Quiet American.
1955/--/-- 13 - British writer and scholar J.R.R. Tolkien completes The Lord of the Rings.
1955/--/-- 13 - David Ben-Gurion returns as prime minister of Israel.
1955/--/-- 13 - Film star James Dean is killed in a car crash.
1955/--/-- 13 - Jonas Salk's vaccine against polio comes into widespread use.
1955/--/-- 13 - Marian Anderson becomes the first black to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House.
1955/--/-- 13 - Martin Luther King, Jr. leads a boycott against racial segregation on buses.
1955/--/-- 13 - Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov publishes the novel Lolita.
1955/--/-- 13 - Satyajit Ray directs Pather Panchali, the first film in a trilogy on Bengali family life.
1955/--/-- 13 - Supreme Court orders school desegregation
1955/--/-- 13 - The Federal Republic of Germany joins NATO.
1955/--/-- 13 - The Warsaw Pact establishes a military alliance of European Communist nations.
1955/--/-- 13 - Theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin publishes The Phenomenon of Man.
1955/10/-- 14 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1956/--/-- 14 - American beat poet Allen Ginsberg publishes Howl and Other Poems.
1956/--/-- 14 - American television news show The Huntley-Brinkley Report begins.
1956/--/-- 14 - American writer Grace Metalious publishes Peyton Place.
1956/--/-- 14 - Anglo-French forces invade Egypt but withdraw after protests from the U.S.
1956/--/-- 14 - Archbishop Makarios III is deported from Cyprus by the British.
1956/--/-- 14 - Brendan Behan's play The Quare Fellow opens in London.
1956/--/-- 14 - Britain, France and Israel agree on a secret joint action against Egypt.
1956/--/-- 14 - British artist Richard Hamilton produces the first pop art work.
1956/--/-- 14 - David Niven stars in the film Around the World in Eighty Days.
1956/--/-- 14 - Eugene O'Neill's play Long Day's Journey Into Night is produced.
1956/--/-- 14 - Fidel Castro and Che Guevara land in Cuba and begin a guerrilla war.
1956/--/-- 14 - Film actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
1956/--/-- 14 - Heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano retires without being defeated.
1956/--/-- 14 - Israeli forces under Moshe Dayan seize the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula.
1956/--/-- 14 - John Osborne's first play Look Back In Anger is produced in London.
1956/--/-- 14 - Lerner and Loewe's musical My Fair Lady opens in New York.
1956/--/-- 14 - President Anastasio Somoza Garcia is assassinated in Nicaragua.
1956/--/-- 14 - President Nasser nationalizes the Suez Canal before the British lease expires.
1956/--/-- 14 - President Ngo Dinh Diem refuses to hold elections in South Vietnam.
1956/--/-- 14 - Rock 'n roll singer Elvis Presley records his first hit Heartbreak Hotel.
1956/--/-- 14 - Soviet first secretary Nikita Khrushchev denounces the crimes of the Stalin era.
1956/--/-- 14 - Sudan gains independence from Anglo-Egyptian rule.
1956/--/-- 14 - The Hungarian Uprising is suppressed by Soviet troops.
1956/--/-- 14 - The Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria sinks off the U.S. coast after a collision in fog.
1956/--/-- 14 - Tunisia and Morocco are granted independence by France.
1956/05/28 14 *** Booher, Kathleen Allison [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Joseph Pickens and Akers, Angelaine
1956/10/-- 15 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1956/12/16 15 *** Booher, Nicholas [1st cousin] - Born to Booher, George William Randall and Buchanon, Julia Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio
1956/12/20 15 *** Huddleston, Billy Gene [2nd cousin] & Huff, Roxie - Married
1957/--/-- 15 - Beat generation writer Jack Kerouac publishes On The Road.
1957/--/-- 15 - Black tennis player Althea Gibson wins the U.S. Open and Wimbledon championships.
1957/--/-- 15 - British philosopher A.J. Ayer publishes The Problem of Knowledge.
1957/--/-- 15 - British prime minister Anthony Eden resigns; is succeeded by Harold Macmillan.
1957/--/-- 15 - Dr. Seuss publishes the children's book The Cat in the Hat.
1957/--/-- 15 - Francois Duvalier (known as Papa Doc) is elected president of Haiti.
1957/--/-- 15 - Ghana gains independence; Kwame Nkrumah becomes the first prime minister.
1957/--/-- 15 - Jack Kerouac "On the Road"
1957/--/-- 15 - Jerome Robbins is director-choreographer of the musical West Side Story.
1957/--/-- 15 - John G. Diefenbaker succeeds Louis St. Laurent as prime minister of Canada.
1957/--/-- 15 - Lawrence Durrell publishes Justine, the first of The Alexandria Quartet novels.
1957/--/-- 15 - Scientists from 67 nations work together during the International Geophysical Year.
1957/--/-- 15 - Soviet leaders Malenkov and Molotov fail in an attempt to oust Khrushchev from power.
1957/--/-- 15 - Soviets launch "Sputnik", first artificial satellite
1957/--/-- 15 - Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman directs The Seventh Seal.
1957/--/-- 15 - The Israeli army withdraws from Egypt; the Gaza Strip is policed by UN forces.
1957/--/-- 15 - The USSR launches Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite.
1957/--/-- 15 - The Viet Cong begin acts of rebellion in South Vietnam.
1957/--/-- 15 - Tunku Abdul Rahman becomes the first prime minister of independent Malaya (Malaysia).
1957/06/07 15 *** Booher, Virginia Kaye [1st cousin once removed] & Grider, Charles Roy - Married
1957/06/15 15 *** Booher, Doris Evangeline [1st cousin once removed] & Benson, Roy Lee - Married
1957/10/-- 16 *** Carmichael, Randolph Tucker [2nd cousin] - Died
1957/10/-- 16 - World Series NL MILWAUKEE (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1958/--/-- 16 - American economist J.K. Galbraith publishes The Affluent Society.
1958/--/-- 16 - American golfer Arnold Palmer wins the Masters tournament for the first time.
1958/--/-- 16 - American playwright Edward Albee writes The Zoo Story.
1958/--/-- 16 - American writer Truman Capote publishes the novella Breakfast At Tiffany's.
1958/--/-- 16 - Bertrand Russell founds the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) in Britain.
1958/--/-- 16 - Civil war breaks out in Lebanon; it is ended when U.S. Marines land at Beirut.
1958/--/-- 16 - Egypt and Syria form the United Arab Republic.
1958/--/-- 16 - Gen. Muhammad Ayub Khan seizes control in Pakistan.
1958/--/-- 16 - Leonard Bernstein becomes the conductor of the New York Philharmonic orchestra.
1958/--/-- 16 - Nikita Khrushchev replaces Nikolai Bulganin as Soviet premier.
1958/--/-- 16 - Prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd extends South Africa's apartheid laws.
1958/--/-- 16 - Russian writer Boris Pasternak publishes the novel Doctor Zhivago.
1958/--/-- 16 - Soccer player Pele leads Brazil to victory in the World Cup.
1958/--/-- 16 - The Algerian crisis prompts the recall of Charles de Gaulle as president of France.
1958/--/-- 16 - The European Economic Community (EEC) is established.
1958/--/-- 16 - The French army and settlers in Algiers revolt over the Algerian War stalemate.
1958/--/-- 16 - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is founded.
1958/--/-- 16 - The U.S. launches the Explorer I and Vanguard I scientific satellites.
1958/--/-- 16 - The first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is launched in the U.S.
1958/--/-- 16 - The nuclear submarine Nautilus reaches the North Pole under the Polar ice cap.
1958/--/-- 16 - Wilson Greatbatch invents an artificial pacemaker to control heartbeats.
1958/03/11 16 *** Summerlin, James Wilson [2nd cousin] - Born to Summerlin, John Wayburn and Booher, Joyce Clementine Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee
1958/04/02 16 *** Benson, Rebecca Ann [2nd cousin] - Born to Benson, Roy Lee and Booher, Doris Evangeline Akron, Summit, Ohio
1958/06/01 16 *** Booher, Edwin Ray [1st cousin once removed] & Cowell, Cynthia Jane - Married
1958/06/15 16 *** McGuffey, Nancy Sharon [1st cousin once removed] & Schultz, Robert Andrew - Married
1958/10/-- 17 - World Series NL MILWAUKEE (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1959/--/-- 17 - Alaska is inaugurated as the 49th state of the Union.
1959/--/-- 17 - American writer Leon Uris publishes Exodus, a novel on the founding of Israel.
1959/--/-- 17 - American writer William Burroughs publishes The Naked Lunch.
1959/--/-- 17 - Anthropologists Richard and Mary Leakey discover an Australopithecus skull in Africa.
1959/--/-- 17 - Artist Robert Rauschenberg creates the three-dimensional collage Monogram.
1959/--/-- 17 - Cyprus gains independence from Britain; Archbishop Makarios becomes president.
1959/--/-- 17 - Fidel Castro ousts Cuban leader Fulgencio Batista in a communist revolution.
1959/--/-- 17 - Film actor Charlton Heston wins the Academy Award for his role in Ben-Hur.
1959/--/-- 17 - French New Wave filmmaker Jean Luc Godard directs Breathless.
1959/--/-- 17 - French filmmaker Alain Resnais directs Hiroshima Mon Amour.
1959/--/-- 17 - French filmmaker Francois Truffaut directs The 400 Blows.
1959/--/-- 17 - German writer Gunter Grass publishes his first novel The Tin Drum.
1959/--/-- 17 - Hawaii is inaugurated as the 50th state of the Union.
1959/--/-- 17 - Jack Lemon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe star in the film Some Like it Hot.
1959/--/-- 17 - Jean-Luc Godard's New Wave "Breathless"
1959/--/-- 17 - Lee Kuan Yew becomes prime minister of Singapore.
1959/--/-- 17 - Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun is the first Broadway play by a black woman.
1959/--/-- 17 - NASA selects the first seven U.S. astronauts.
1959/--/-- 17 - Rock 'n roll star Buddy Holly is killed in a plane crash.
1959/--/-- 17 - Rod Serling hosts the Twilight Zone television series.
1959/--/-- 17 - Rogers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical The Sound of Music is produced.
1959/--/-- 17 - Sir Christopher Cockerell tests the first air-cushion vehicle.
1959/--/-- 17 - The Boeing 707 jet airliner enters service.
1959/--/-- 17 - The Dalai Lama flees to India after China crushes an uprising in Tibet.
1959/--/-- 17 - The Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in New York City.
1959/--/-- 17 - The Soviet Union sends a series of Luna space probes to the Moon.
1959/--/-- 17 - The first flight is made by the X-15 rocket-powered research aircraft.
1959/02/13 17 *** Booher, Ralph Ewing [1st cousin once removed] & Ledbetter, Bonnie Gail - Married
1959/04/29 17 *** Booher, Diana Joy [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Edwin Ray and Cowell, Cynthia Jane
1959/08/22 17 *** Huddleston, Lane Cleveland [2nd cousin] & Pennycuff, Carolyn - Married
1959/10/-- 18 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (4) AL CHICAGO (2)
1959/10/26 18 *** Booher, Joseph Pickens [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Joseph Pickens and Akers, Angelaine
1960/--/-- 18 - 69 Africans are killed in the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa.
1960/--/-- 18 - A military coup takes place in Turkey; prime minister Adnan Menderes is executed (1961).
1960/--/-- 18 - A student uprising forces the resignation of Syngman Rhee, president of South Korea.
1960/--/-- 18 - American author John Updike publishes the novel Rabbit Run.
1960/--/-- 18 - American physicist Theodore H. Maiman demonstrates the first successful laser.
1960/--/-- 18 - American track star Wilma Rudolph wins 3 gold medals at the Rome Olympic Games.
1960/--/-- 18 - An earthquake kills 15,000 at Agadir in Morocco.
1960/--/-- 18 - Belgium grants independence to the Congo (Zaire); Patrice Lumumba becomes premier.
1960/--/-- 18 - Britain grants independence to Nigeria; Abubakar Balewa continues as prime minister.
1960/--/-- 18 - Civil Rights movement
1960/--/-- 18 - Congo (Zaire) premier Patrice Lumumba is ousted by Joseph Mobutu and murdered.
1960/--/-- 18 - Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock directs the suspense thriller Psycho.
1960/--/-- 18 - Former Nazi official Adolf Eichmann is abducted to Israel.
1960/--/-- 18 - France grants independence to the Congo, Chad, Central African Republic, and Gabon.
1960/--/-- 18 - Harold Pinter's play The Caretaker is produced.
1960/--/-- 18 - Italian filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni directs La Notte (The Night).
1960/--/-- 18 - Jacques Piccard and Don Walsh descend to 35,800 ft in the bathyscaphe Trieste.
1960/--/-- 18 - Maiman makes first laser
1960/--/-- 18 - NASA launches the first TIROS weather satellite.
1960/--/-- 18 - Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson founds the Christian Broadcasting Network.
1960/--/-- 18 - Sirimavo Bandaranaike becomes the world's first woman prime minister in Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
1960/--/-- 18 - South African civil rights leader Albert Luthuli wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
1960/--/-- 18 - The Congo crisis begins with the secession of Katanga province under Moise Tshombe.
1960/--/-- 18 - The Echo 1 experimental communications satellite is launched.
1960/--/-- 18 - The Motown record company is founded in Detroit by Berry Gordy.
1960/--/-- 18 - The South African government bans the African National Congress (ANC).
1960/--/-- 18 - The Soviets shoot down a U-2 spy plane; U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers is captured.
1960/--/-- 18 - The first quasars, the most luminous known objects in the universe, are discovered.
1960/--/-- 18 - The first submerged firing is made of a Polaris submarine-launched missile.
1960/--/-- 18 - The planned city of Brasilia becomes the new capital of Brazil.
1960/--/-- 18 - The presidential debates of John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon are televised.
1960/--/-- 18 - Viet Cong groups unite into the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (NLFSV).
1960/--/-- 18 - Walter Ulbricht becomes head of East Germany.
1960/01/22 18 *** Schultz, Stephen Lee [2nd cousin] - Born to Schultz, Robert Andrew and McGuffey, Nancy Sharon Columbus, Franklin, Ohio
1960/02/11 18 *** Terry, Chester Madison [2nd cousin] - Born to Terry, Phillip Arthur and Booher, Victoria Walter-Reed Hosp, Washington, D.C.
1960/02/26 18 *** Booher, Debbie Kay [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Ralph Ewing and Ledbetter, Bonnie Gail Muncie, Delaware, Indiana
1960/04/15 18 *** Upchurch, Buel Gayle [2nd cousin] & Lowhorn, Hazel - Married
1960/05/18 18 *** Booher, David Robert [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Edwin Ray and Cowell, Cynthia Jane
1960/06/06 18 *** Summerlin, Joel David [2nd cousin] - Born to Summerlin, John Wayburn and Booher, Joyce Clementine Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee
1960/08/15 18 *** Burchett, Knox Ryan [1st cousin once removed] & Preston, Mikel Ann - Married
1960/09/24 19 *** Grider, Charles Scott [2nd cousin] - Born to Grider, Charles Roy and Booher, Virginia Kaye Yuma, Yuma, Arizona
1960/10/-- 19 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1961/--/-- 19 - Agostinho Neto and Holden Roberto lead insurrections in Portuguese Angola.
1961/--/-- 19 - American writer Joseph Heller publishes the anti-war novel Catch-22.
1961/--/-- 19 - American-aided Cuban exiles attempt the unsuccessful Bay of Pigs invasion.
1961/--/-- 19 - Astronaut Alan Shepard makes the first U.S. suborbital space flight.
1961/--/-- 19 - Britain grants independence to Tanganyika (Tanzania) with Julius Nyerere as prime minister.
1961/--/-- 19 - British novelist Iris Murdoch publishes A Severed Head.
1961/--/-- 19 - English writer Muriel Spark publishes The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
1961/--/-- 19 - French filmmaker Francois Truffaut directs Jeanne Moreau in Jules and Jim.
1961/--/-- 19 - India annexes the Portugese territories of Goa, Daman, and Diu.
1961/--/-- 19 - Italian filmmaker Vittorio De Sica directs Sophia Loren in Alberto Moravia's Two Women.
1961/--/-- 19 - Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti debuts in Puccini's La Boheme.
1961/--/-- 19 - John F. Kennedy (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1961/--/-- 19 - Kennedy is inaugurated as the 35th U.S. president; Johnson becomes vice-president.
1961/--/-- 19 - Kennedy launches "Apollo" project; man lands on the moon
1961/--/-- 19 - Peace Corps
1961/--/-- 19 - President Kennedy begins to increase the U.S. military presence in Vietnam.
1961/--/-- 19 - President Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps.
1961/--/-- 19 - President Kennedy sets a goal for landing a man on the Moon within the decade.
1961/--/-- 19 - President Rafael Trujillo is assassinated in the Dominican Republic.
1961/--/-- 19 - Roger Maris breaks Babe Ruth's home-run baseball record with a season total of 61.
1961/--/-- 19 - Science fiction writer Robert Heinlein publishes Stranger in a Strange Land.
1961/--/-- 19 - Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to the West.
1961/--/-- 19 - Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin orbits the earth.
1961/--/-- 19 - Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman directs Max Von Sydow in Through a Glass Darkly.
1961/--/-- 19 - The Berlin Wall is constructed, separating East and West Berlin.
1961/--/-- 19 - The Kurds begin a guerrilla war against Iraq to gain independence for Kurdistan.
1961/--/-- 19 - The Kurds begin a guerrilla war against Iraq to gain independence for Kurdistan.
1961/--/-- 19 - The drug thalidomide is found to cause malformations in new born babies.
1961/--/-- 19 - UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold is killed in a plane crash in the Congo (Zaire).
1961/--/-- 19 - V.S. Naipaul writes about West Indian life in A House for Mr. Biswas.
1961/08/16 19 *** Booher, Phyllis Kathleen [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Ralph Ewing and Ledbetter, Bonnie Gail Muncie (Delaware) IN, Ball Hospital
1961/09/06 20 *** Schultz, Michael Robert [2nd cousin] - Born to Schultz, Robert Andrew and McGuffey, Nancy Sharon Columbus, Franklin, Ohio
1961/10/-- 20 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1961/10/30 20 *** Huddleston, Gary Phillip [2nd cousin] & McWhorter, Nell - Married
1961/11/03 20 *** Preston, Michelle [2nd cousin] - Born to Burchett, Knox Ryan and Preston, Mikel Ann
1962/--/-- 20 - Actor Laurence Olivier becomes the first director of the National Theatre in London.
1962/--/-- 20 - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn publishes One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich.
1962/--/-- 20 - Algeria gains independence from France; Ahmed ben Bella becomes prime minister.
1962/--/-- 20 - American artist Jim Dine paints the pop art subject Black Saw.
1962/--/-- 20 - American film actress Marilyn Monroe dies from a drug overdose.
1962/--/-- 20 - American historian Barbara Tuchman publishes The Guns of August.
1962/--/-- 20 - American writer Katherine Anne Porter publishes the novel Ship of Fools.
1962/--/-- 20 - American writer Ken Kesey publishes One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest.
1962/--/-- 20 - Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth.
1962/--/-- 20 - Basketball player Wilt Chamberlain scores a record 100 points in one game.
1962/--/-- 20 - Britain grants independence to Trinidad and Tobago with Eric Williams as chief minister.
1962/--/-- 20 - Britain grants independence to Uganda; Milton Obote becomes prime minister.
1962/--/-- 20 - British filmmaker David Lean directs Lawrence of Arabia.
1962/--/-- 20 - British writer Anthony Burgess publishes the futuristic novel A Clockwork Orange.
1962/--/-- 20 - Burmese diplomat U Thant becomes the first Asian secretary general of the UN.
1962/--/-- 20 - Cuban missile crisis
1962/--/-- 20 - Edward Albee's play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is produced on Broadway.
1962/--/-- 20 - Fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent opens his Parisian fashion house.
1962/--/-- 20 - Folk-rock singer and composer Bob Dylan writes Blowin' in the Wind.
1962/--/-- 20 - Georges Pompidou becomes premier of France's Fifth Republic.
1962/--/-- 20 - Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski directs his first film Knife in the Water.
1962/--/-- 20 - Pop Art
1962/--/-- 20 - Pop artist Andy Warhol begins making silk screen prints of mass-media images.
1962/--/-- 20 - Rachel Carson criticizes indiscriminate use of pesticides in her book Silent Spring.
1962/--/-- 20 - Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor star in Cleopatra, the most expensive film to date.
1962/--/-- 20 - Science fiction writer J.G. Ballard publishes The Drowned World.
1962/--/-- 20 - Sonny Liston defeats Floyd Patterson to become heavyweight boxing champion.
1962/--/-- 20 - Television journalist Walter Cronkite is made anchorman of CBS Evening News.
1962/--/-- 20 - The British pop group The Beatles make their first recordings.
1962/--/-- 20 - The Cuban Missile Crisis begins; Soviet missiles are withdrawn from Cuba.
1962/--/-- 20 - The Mariner 2 spacecraft passes within 21,598 miles of Venus.
1962/--/-- 20 - The U.S. Supreme Court rules that school prayers are a violation of the 1st Amendment.
1962/--/-- 20 - The U.S. launches Telstar, the first commercial communications satellite.
1962/--/-- 20 - The University of Mississippi is forced to admit black student James Meredith.
1962/04/09 20 *** Benson, Randall Lee [2nd cousin] - Born to Benson, Roy Lee and Booher, Doris Evangeline Findlay, Hancock, Ohio
1962/05/13 20 *** Booher, Sara Lynn [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Edwin Ray and Cowell, Cynthia Jane
1962/09/10 21 *** Grider, Vickie Severn [2nd cousin] - Born to Grider, Charles Roy and Booher, Virginia Kaye
1962/10/-- 21 - World Series NL SAN FRANCISCO (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1962/12/09 21 *** Booher, James Wendell [1st cousin once removed] & Mallory, Sandra Jane - Married
1963/--/-- 21 - A UN peace keeping force ends the secession attempt of Katanga province (Shaba).
1963/--/-- 21 - A limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty is signed by Britain, the U.S., and the USSR.
1963/--/-- 21 - American pop vocal group the Beach Boys release the record Surfin' U.S.A.
1963/--/-- 21 - American writer Mary McCarthy publishes The Group.
1963/--/-- 21 - Arecibo Observatory begins observations with a 1,000-ft wide radio telescope.
1963/--/-- 21 - Black nationalist Joshua Nkomo is imprisoned in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
1963/--/-- 21 - Britain's entry to the European Economic Community is blocked by France.
1963/--/-- 21 - British filmmaker Joseph Losey directs The Servant.
1963/--/-- 21 - British spy Harold (Kim) Philby defects to the USSR.
1963/--/-- 21 - Czech dissident playwright Vaclav Havel writes The Garden Party.
1963/--/-- 21 - English writer John Le Carre publishes The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.
1963/--/-- 21 - Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick directs the anti-war film Dr. Strangelove.
1963/--/-- 21 - Football running back Jim Brown sets a record for rushes of 1,863 yards.
1963/--/-- 21 - Jack Nicklaus becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament.
1963/--/-- 21 - John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald is shot and killed by Jack Ruby.
1963/--/-- 21 - Kennedy assassinated
1963/--/-- 21 - Kenya gains independence from Britain; Jomo Kenyatta becomes prime minister.
1963/--/-- 21 - Levi Eshkol succeeds David Ben-Gurion as prime minister of Israel.
1963/--/-- 21 - Ludwig Erhard succeeds Konrad Adenauer as chancellor of West Germany.
1963/--/-- 21 - Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1963/--/-- 21 - Lyndon B. Johnson is inaugurated as the 36th President of the U.S.
1963/--/-- 21 - Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak and Sabah form the Federation of Malaysia.
1963/--/-- 21 - Martin Luther King, Jr. makes his "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, D.C.
1963/--/-- 21 - Peter Sellers stars as Inspector Clouseau in the film The Pink Panther.
1963/--/-- 21 - Pop artist Claes Oldenburg creates the kapok-filled sculpture Soft Typewriter.
1963/--/-- 21 - Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein completes the comic strip painting Whaam.
1963/--/-- 21 - President Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
1963/--/-- 21 - President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam is assassinated.
1963/--/-- 21 - Race-car driver Jim Clark wins seven Grand Prix events and the world title.
1963/--/-- 21 - Sir Alec Douglas-Home succeeds Harold Macmillan as British prime minister.
1963/--/-- 21 - Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space.
1963/--/-- 21 - Sylvia Plath's novel The Bell Jar is published in the year of her death.
1963/--/-- 21 - The American X-15 research aircraft establishes an altitude record of 67 miles.
1963/--/-- 21 - The Organization of African Unity (OAU) is established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
1963/--/-- 21 - The Profumo sex scandal undermines the Conservative government in Britain.
1963/--/-- 21 - The Rolling Stones rock band is formed in Britain.
1963/--/-- 21 - The first James Bond film Dr. No is produced.
1963/07/06 21 *** Carmichael, Christopher Boyd [2nd cousin] - Born to Carmichael, John Craig and Booher, Sara Alice San Antonio, Bexar, Texas
1963/07/24 21 *** Booher, Kimathy Jane [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, James Wendell and Mallory, Sandra Jane Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama
1963/10/-- 22 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (4) AL NEW YORK (0)
1963/10/23 22 *** Booher, Elizabeth Ellen [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Edwin Ray and Cowell, Cynthia Jane
1964/--/-- 22 - ANC leader Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa.
1964/--/-- 22 - An earthquake in Alaska causes extensive damage and 114 fatalities.
1964/--/-- 22 - Architect Eero Saarinen's St. Louis Arch memorial is completed.
1964/--/-- 22 - Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson discover the existence of background radiation.
1964/--/-- 22 - Beatlemania develops during the first U.S. tour of the Beatles pop group.
1964/--/-- 22 - Black female group the Supremes record the hit song Where Did Our Love Go.
1964/--/-- 22 - Britain grants independence to Malawi; H. Kamuzu Banda becomes prime minister.
1964/--/-- 22 - Britain grants independence to Zambia; Kenneth D. Kaunda becomes president.
1964/--/-- 22 - Britain grants independence to Zanzibar.
1964/--/-- 22 - Clint Eastwood stars in Sergio Leone's "spaghetti western" A Fistful of Dollars.
1964/--/-- 22 - Comedian Lenny Bruce is convicted for giving an obscene performance.
1964/--/-- 22 - Craig Breedlove sets a land speed record of 600 mph in a jet-powered vehicle.
1964/--/-- 22 - FRELIMO begins a war of independence against the Portuguese in Mozambique.
1964/--/-- 22 - Faisal succeeds his brother Saud as king of Saudi Arabia.
1964/--/-- 22 - Fighting breaks out on Cyprus between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.
1964/--/-- 22 - General Westmoreland is appointed to command the U.S. forces in South Vietnam.
1964/--/-- 22 - Gulf of Tonkin Incident
1964/--/-- 22 - Gustavo Diaz Ordaz becomes president of Mexico.
1964/--/-- 22 - Ian Smith becomes prime minister of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
1964/--/-- 22 - Illustrator Maurice Sendak wins a Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are.
1964/--/-- 22 - Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru dies; he is succeeded by Lal Bahadur Shastri.
1964/--/-- 22 - Johnson is reeelected as U.S. president; Humphrey becomes vice-president (1965).
1964/--/-- 22 - Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke star in the film Mary Poppins.
1964/--/-- 22 - Muhammad Ali defeats Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing championship.
1964/--/-- 22 - North Vietnam allegedly attacks U.S. vessels in the Gulf of Tonkin.
1964/--/-- 22 - Peter Weiss' play Marat/ Sade is produced by British director Peter Brook.
1964/--/-- 22 - Physicists Murray Gell-Mann and George Zweig propose the quark theory.
1964/--/-- 22 - Soviet leader NikitaKhrushchev is forced from office; Aleksei Kosygin becomes premier.
1964/--/-- 22 - Tanganyika joins with Zanzibar to form the United Republic of Tanzania.
1964/--/-- 22 - The American Ranger 7 spacecraft transmits photos of the surface of the Moon.
1964/--/-- 22 - The Labour party is elected to power in Britain; Harold Wilson becomes prime minister.
1964/--/-- 22 - The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is formed to represent Palestinians.
1964/--/-- 22 - The SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft is flown for the first time.
1964/--/-- 22 - The Soviet Voskhod 1 spacecraft is launched with a three-man crew.
1964/--/-- 22 - The Tonkin Gulf Resolution escalates the use of U.S. personnel in Vietnam.
1964/--/-- 22 - The U.S. Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in employment.
1964/--/-- 22 - The U.S. Surgeon General reports that cigarette smoking is a health hazard.
1964/--/-- 22 - The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge opens in New York.
1964/--/-- 22 - The Warren Commission decides that Oswald was the sole assassin of John F. Kennedy.
1964/03/10 22 *** Grider, Rhonda Kaye [2nd cousin] - Born to Grider, Charles Roy and Booher, Virginia Kaye
1964/08/24 22 *** Booher, Edwin Raymond [Great Uncle] - Died Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky Memorial Hill Cemetery, Albany
1964/10/-- 23 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1965/--/-- 23 - Actress and singer Barbara Streisand stars in the Broadway musical Funny Girl.
1965/--/-- 23 - American pop artist James Rosenquist paints F-111.
1965/--/-- 23 - American writer Norman Mailer publishes An American Dream.
1965/--/-- 23 - An attempted communist coup leads to military rule in Indonesia under Suharto.
1965/--/-- 23 - An electrical blackout in the northeastern U.S. affects 30 million people.
1965/--/-- 23 - Astronaut Edward H. White becomes the first American to walk in space.
1965/--/-- 23 - Astronauts Virgil Grissom and John Young orbit the Earth in the first Gemini spacecraft.
1965/--/-- 23 - Bob Dylan "Like a Rolling Stone"
1965/--/-- 23 - British fashion designer Mary Quant introduces the miniskirt.
1965/--/-- 23 - Civil war breaks out in the Dominican Republic; U.S. troops restore order.
1965/--/-- 23 - Demonstrations against Vietnam War
1965/--/-- 23 - Gemini 6 and 7 spacecraft make the first rendezvous in space.
1965/--/-- 23 - Houari Boumedienne deposes President Ahmed Ben Bella of Algeria.
1965/--/-- 23 - Irish writer Edna O'Brien publishes August Is a Wicked Month.
1965/--/-- 23 - Martin Luther King, Jr. leads a civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
1965/--/-- 23 - Mobutu Sese Seko seizes control in the Congo (Zaire) for the second time.
1965/--/-- 23 - More than 180,000 U.S. troops are deployed in Vietnam by the end of the year.
1965/--/-- 23 - Neil Simon's play The Odd Couple opens on Broadway starring Walter Matthau.
1965/--/-- 23 - Nicolae Ceausescu succeeds Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej as Romanian leader.
1965/--/-- 23 - North Vietnamese army units are in action in South Vietnam for the first time.
1965/--/-- 23 - Race riots begin in the Watts section of Los Angeles.
1965/--/-- 23 - Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) makes a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain.
1965/--/-- 23 - Singapore secedes from Malaysia; Lee Kuan Yew remains as prime minister.
1965/--/-- 23 - Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov makes the first space walk.
1965/--/-- 23 - The Black Muslim leader Malcolm X is assassinated in New York City.
1965/--/-- 23 - The Houston Astrodome, the first covered stadium, is completed in Texas.
1965/--/-- 23 - The Mariner 4 spacecraft passes within 6,118 miles of the planet Mars.
1965/--/-- 23 - The Second India-Pakistan War begins in Kashmir.
1965/--/-- 23 - The U.S. government establishes Medicare and Medicaid health programs.
1965/--/-- 23 - The Vietnam War escalates as the U.S. begins bombing North Vietnam.
1965/02/25 23 *** Jones, Betsy Ann [2nd cousin] - Born to Jones, Richard Phillip and Booher, Elizabeth Ann
1965/06/12 23 *** Booher, William Eugene & Williams, Mary Kay [Wife] - Married
1965/08/10 23 *** Burchett, Sarah Ann [2nd cousin] - Born to Burchett, Knox Ryan and Preston, Mikel Ann
1965/09/04 24 *** Booher, David Larr [1st cousin once removed] & Corcoran, Eileen - Married
1965/10/-- 24 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (4) AL MINNESOTA (3)
1966/--/-- 24 - American writer Bernard Malamud publishes The Fixer.
1966/--/-- 24 - American writer Truman Capote publishes In Cold Blood.
1966/--/-- 24 - Art treasures are ruined during severe floods in Florence, Italy.
1966/--/-- 24 - Gen. Yakubu Gowon heads a military government after a countercoup in Nigeria.
1966/--/-- 24 - Hippie movement
1966/--/-- 24 - Indian prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri dies; he is succeeded by Indira Gandhi.
1966/--/-- 24 - John Jack Lynch becomes prime minister of Ireland.
1966/--/-- 24 - John V. Lindsay becomes mayor of New York City.
1966/--/-- 24 - Mao Tse-tung begins China's Cultural Revolution.
1966/--/-- 24 - Nigerian prime minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is killed in a military coup.
1966/--/-- 24 - President De Gaulle withdraws French forces from NATO.
1966/--/-- 24 - President Kwame Nkrumah is ousted in a military coup in Ghana.
1966/--/-- 24 - Realist sculptor George Segal completes the direct-cast plaster group The Diner.
1966/--/-- 24 - South African prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd is assassinated.
1966/--/-- 24 - The American Surveyor 1 spacecraft achieves the first soft-landing on the Moon.
1966/--/-- 24 - The British Hawker Harrier becomes the first VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) aircraft.
1966/--/-- 24 - The Soviet Luna 9 space probe makes the first landing on the Moon.
1966/--/-- 24 - The Soviets mediate to end the India-Pakistan War.
1966/--/-- 24 - The first major rally against the Vietnam War takes place in Washington, D.C.
1966/--/-- 24 - Tom Stoppard's play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is produced.
1966/01/08 24 *** Wright, Jimmy Glenn [2nd cousin] & Meece, Patricia Ann - Married
1966/04/07 24 *** Benson, Molly Ruth [2nd cousin] - Born to Benson, Roy Lee and Booher, Doris Evangeline Findlay, Hancock, Ohio
1966/06/05 24 *** Booher, Victoria [1st cousin once removed] & Terry, Phillip Arthur - Married
1966/10/-- 25 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (0) AL BALTIMORE (4)
1967/--/-- 25 - A civil war breaks out in Nigeria after the secession of the state of Biafra.
1967/--/-- 25 - A fire kills U.S. astronauts White, Grissom and Chaffee during a launch test.
1967/--/-- 25 - A military junta seizes control in Greece; King Constantine II is exiled.
1967/--/-- 25 - American writer Joyce Carol Oates publishes A Garden of Earthly Delights.
1967/--/-- 25 - Britain grants Aden independence as the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen.
1967/--/-- 25 - Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez publishes One Hundred Years of Solitude.
1967/--/-- 25 - Dr. Christiaan Barnard performs the first successful human heart transplant.
1967/--/-- 25 - Dustin Hoffman stars in Mike Nichols' film The Graduate.
1967/--/-- 25 - Gen. Anastasio Somoza Debayle is elected president of Nicaragua.
1967/--/-- 25 - Israeli 6-day war
1967/--/-- 25 - Latin American guerrilla leader Che Guevara is killed in Bolivia.
1967/--/-- 25 - Nguyen Van Thieu becomes president of South Vietnam.
1967/--/-- 25 - Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper star in the motorcycle film Easy Rider.
1967/--/-- 25 - Quarterback Joe Namath sets a one-season record by passing for 4,007 yards.
1967/--/-- 25 - R. Buckminster Fuller designs a geodesic dome for the U.S. Pavilion at Expo '67.
1967/--/-- 25 - Radio astronomers Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish discover the first pulsar.
1967/--/-- 25 - Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger star in the film In the Heat of the Night.
1967/--/-- 25 - Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov is killed during the landing of Soyuz 1.
1967/--/-- 25 - Tennis player Billie Jean King wins the U.S. Open championship for the first time.
1967/--/-- 25 - The Beatles "Sgt. Pepper"
1967/--/-- 25 - The North American Soccer League (NASL) is formed.
1967/--/-- 25 - The Six-Day War between Israel and the Arab states ends with Israeli victory.
1967/--/-- 25 - The X-15 research aircraft establishes a speed record of Mach 6.7 (4,520 mph).
1967/--/-- 25 - The hippie musical revue Hair is produced.
1967/--/-- 25 - The residents of Gibraltar vote to remain a British crown colony.
1967/--/-- 25 - Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black member of the U.S. Supreme Court.
1967/--/-- 25 - Warren Beaty and Faye Dunaway star in Arthur Penn's film Bonnie and Clyde.
1967/--/-- 25 - Yachtsman Francis Chichester completes the first solo voyage around the world.
1967/04/06 25 *** Booher, Robert Michael [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Robert Morris and Ledbetter, Bonnie Gail Muncie, Delaware, IN, Ball Hospital
1967/04/28 25 *** Booher, Linda Jo [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, David Oscar and Parratt, Jo Ann
1967/05/13 25 *** Fougstedt, Judy Lee (Wright) & Wright, Jesse Wayne [2nd cousin] - Married Gulfport, Florida
1967/07/01 25 *** Booher, Peter Choate [1st cousin once removed] & Rogers, Carole Elaine - Married
1967/09/17 26 *** Terry, Elizabeth [2nd cousin] - Born to Terry, Phillip Arthur and Booher, Victoria Wright-Pat. AFB, Fairborn, Greene, Ohio
1967/10/-- 26 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL BOSTON (3)
1967/12/17 26 *** Summerlin, John Edward [2nd cousin] - Born to Summerlin, John Wayburn and Booher, Joyce Clementine Gallatin, Sumner,Tennessee
1968/--/-- 26 - American skater Peggy Fleming wins the singles title at the winter Olympic Games.
1968/--/-- 26 - American track star Bob Beamon beats the Olympic long jump record by almost 2 feet.
1968/--/-- 26 - American writer Tom Wolfe publishes The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.
1968/--/-- 26 - Anti-war demonstrators clash with police at the Democratic convention in Chicago.
1968/--/-- 26 - Arthur Ashe becomes the first black player to win a major men's tennis title.
1968/--/-- 26 - Carlos Castaneda publishes The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge.
1968/--/-- 26 - Civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated.
1968/--/-- 26 - Dick Fosbury uses the Fosbury flop to win the Olympic gold medal for the high jump.
1968/--/-- 26 - Filmmaker Mel Brooks directs, produces and appears in The Producers.
1968/--/-- 26 - Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick directs 2001: A Space Odyssey.
1968/--/-- 26 - French downhill skier Jean Claude Killy wins three Olympic gold medals.
1968/--/-- 26 - French filmmaker Henri Costa-Gavras directs Z.
1968/--/-- 26 - Jacqueline Kennedy marries the Greek shipping millionaire Aristotle Onassis.
1968/--/-- 26 - Kubrick "2001"
1968/--/-- 26 - May Days mini-revolution
1968/--/-- 26 - More than 500,000 U.S. troops are deployed in Vietnam.
1968/--/-- 26 - Oceanographic ship Glomar Challenger begins the Deep-Sea Drilling Project.
1968/--/-- 26 - Omar Torrijos Herrera overthrows the government of Arnulfo Arias in Panama.
1968/--/-- 26 - Pierre Trudeau succeeds Lester Pearson as prime minister of Canada.
1968/--/-- 26 - Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski directs Rosemary's Baby.
1968/--/-- 26 - Portuguese dictator Antonio de Oliveira Salazar is succeeded by Marcello Caetano.
1968/--/-- 26 - President Johnson announces he will not seek a second term of office.
1968/--/-- 26 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated.
1968/--/-- 26 - Spain grants independence to Equatorial Guinea.
1968/--/-- 26 - Spanish operatic tenor Placido Domingo debuts at the Metropolitan Opera.
1968/--/-- 26 - Student-worker revolts almost topple the goverment of Charles de Gaulle in France.
1968/--/-- 26 - The Apollo 8 spacecraft makes the first manned orbit of the Moon.
1968/--/-- 26 - The Catholic minority in Northern Ireland demonstrate for British rights.
1968/--/-- 26 - The Federal Gun Control Act regulates the interstate commerce in firearms.
1968/--/-- 26 - The Saturn rocket lifts the Apollo 7 spacecraft into low Earth orbit.
1968/--/-- 26 - The U.S. Navy intelligence gathering ship Pueblo is seized by North Korea.
1968/--/-- 26 - The Viet Cong launch the Tet Offensive in Vietnam.
1968/--/-- 26 - U.S. troops massacre Vietnamese civilians at My Lai.
1968/--/-- 26 - Vietnam War begins
1968/--/-- 26 - Warsaw Pact forces invade Czechoslovakia to counter increasing liberalization.
1968/07/10 26 *** Booher, Bessie Gladsy [Great Aunt] - Died
1968/08/05 26 *** Jones, Sara June [2nd cousin] - Born to Jones, Richard Phillip and Booher, Elizabeth Ann
1968/10/-- 27 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (3) AL DETROIT (4)
1969/--/-- 27 - A rock-music festival at Woodstock, N.Y, attracts a crowd of 500,000.
1969/--/-- 27 - American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin land on the Moon.
1969/--/-- 27 - American writer Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. publishes Slaughterhouse-Five.
1969/--/-- 27 - Australian Rod Laver becomes the only tennis player to win the Grand Slam twice.
1969/--/-- 27 - British filmmaker Ken Russell directs Glenda Jackson in Women in Love.
1969/--/-- 27 - British writer John Fowles publishes The French Lieutenant's Woman.
1969/--/-- 27 - Catholics and Protestants clash in Northern Ireland; British troops restore order.
1969/--/-- 27 - Charles Manson and his followers kill actress Sharon Tate and six of her friends.
1969/--/-- 27 - Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi seizes control in Libya; King Idris is deposed.
1969/--/-- 27 - Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight star in John Schlesinger's film Midnight Cowboy.
1969/--/-- 27 - Edward Kennedy's female companion dies in a car accident off the Chappaquiddick bridge.
1969/--/-- 27 - Gen. Gaafar al-Nimeiry seizes power in Sudan.
1969/--/-- 27 - General de Gaulle resigns; Georges Pompidou becomes president of France.
1969/--/-- 27 - Golda Meir becomes prime minister of Israel after the death of Levi Eshkol.
1969/--/-- 27 - IRA provisionals launch a terrorist campaign against British troops in Ireland.
1969/--/-- 27 - Liberal Czech leader Alexander Dubcek is replaced by Gustav Husak.
1969/--/-- 27 - Nixon is inaugurated as the 37th U.S. president; Agnew becomes vice-president.
1969/--/-- 27 - Nudity shocks audiences in Kenneth Tynan's Broadway revue Oh! Calcutta!.
1969/--/-- 27 - Paul Newman and Robert Redford star in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
1969/--/-- 27 - President Ayub Khan is deposed by Gen. Muhammad Yahya Khan in Pakistan.
1969/--/-- 27 - President Nixon begins to withdraw U.S. forces from Vietnam.
1969/--/-- 27 - Richard M. Nixon (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1969/--/-- 27 - The Anglo-French supersonic transport Concorde makes its first flight.
1969/--/-- 27 - The Children's Television Workshop series Sesame Street is first shown.
1969/--/-- 27 - The Monty Python's Flying Circus television program premiers in Britain.
1969/--/-- 27 - The immigration of Salvadorans into Honduras leads to a brief border war.
1969/--/-- 27 - Willy Brandt succeeds Kurt Kiesinger as chancellor of West Germany.
1969/--/-- 27 - Yasir Arafat becomes chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
1969/08/15 27 *** Schultz, David Andrew [2nd cousin] - Born to Schultz, Robert Andrew and McGuffey, Nancy Sharon Peoria, Peoria, Illinois
1969/08/23 27 *** Booher, Wellington Virgil [Great Uncle] - Died Jamestown, Fentress, TN. McWhorter (Crestlawn) Albany, KY
1969/10/-- 28 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL BALTIMORE (1)
1970/--/-- 28 - American writer Maya Angelou publishes I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
1970/--/-- 28 - Australian tennis player Margaret Smith Court wins the Grand Slam.
1970/--/-- 28 - Britain grants independence to Fiji.
1970/--/-- 28 - Bruno Kreisky succeeds Josef Klaus as chancellor of Austria.
1970/--/-- 28 - Cartoonist Garry Trudeau begins satirizing public figures and politics in Doonesbury.
1970/--/-- 28 - Civil war begins in Jordan between government forces and Palestinian guerrillas.
1970/--/-- 28 - Civil war begins in Jordan between government forces and Palestinian guerrillas.
1970/--/-- 28 - Donald Sutherland stars in Robert Altman's anti-war film M*A*S*H.
1970/--/-- 28 - EPA established to enforce Clean Air Act
1970/--/-- 28 - Edward Heath becomes Conservative prime minister of Britain.
1970/--/-- 28 - Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser dies; he is succeeded by Anwar al-Sadat.
1970/--/-- 28 - Former defense minister Hafez al-Assad seizes power in Syria.
1970/--/-- 28 - French filmmaker Eric Rohmer directs Claire's Knee.
1970/--/-- 28 - George C. Scott stars in the Academy Award winning film Patton.
1970/--/-- 28 - Marxist leader Salvadore Allende is elected president of Chile.
1970/--/-- 28 - Norman Borlaug wins the Nobel Peace Prize for breeding miracle wheat strains.
1970/--/-- 28 - Ohio national guardsmen kill four Kent State students during an anti-war protest.
1970/--/-- 28 - President Nixon orders an incursion into Cambodia to combat the Khmer Rouge.
1970/--/-- 28 - Riots in Poland force Wladyslaw Gomulka to resign in favor of Edward Gierek.
1970/--/-- 28 - Rock music guitarist Jimi Hendrix dies from a drug overdose.
1970/--/-- 28 - Sihanouk is deposed in Cambodia; Khmer Rouge seize the western provinces.
1970/--/-- 28 - Sixties energy wins smaller battles: feminism, ecology...
1970/--/-- 28 - Songwriting duo Simon and Garfunkel record Bridge Over Troubled Water.
1970/--/-- 28 - The Amtrak intercity rail passenger service is created by Act of Congress.
1970/--/-- 28 - The Apollo 13 crew return to earth after an explosion aboard their command module.
1970/--/-- 28 - The Beatles pop group is disbanded.
1970/--/-- 28 - The Boeing 747 Jumbo jet airliner enters service.
1970/--/-- 28 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is established in the U.S.
1970/--/-- 28 - The Soviet space probe Venera 7 transmits the first data from the surface of Venus.
1970/--/-- 28 - The building of the Aswan High Dam is completed in Egypt.
1970/--/-- 28 - The civil war ends between Nigeria and the breakaway state of Biafra.
1970/--/-- 28 - U.S. invades Cambodia
1970/--/-- 28 - Writer and feminist Germaine Greer publishes The Female Eunuch.
1970/05/02 28 *** Booher, John Paul [1st cousin once removed] & Sullivan, Patricia Lynn - Married
1970/05/05 28 *** Grider, Stacey Lynn [2nd cousin] - Born to Grider, Charles Roy and Booher, Virginia Kaye
1970/10/-- 29 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (1) AL BALTIMORE (4)
1971/--/-- 29 - Alistair Cooke begins hosting the PBS television series Masterpiece Theatre.
1971/--/-- 29 - American film actor and director Clint Eastwood stars in Dirty Harry.
1971/--/-- 29 - Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstar opens on Broadway.
1971/--/-- 29 - Austrian Kurt Waldheim succeeds U Thant as UN secretary general.
1971/--/-- 29 - British actor Dirk Bogard stars in Luchino Visconti's film Death in Venice.
1971/--/-- 29 - Chilean poet Pablo Neruda wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1971/--/-- 29 - Col. Hugo Banzer Suarez seizes power in Bolivia in a military coup.
1971/--/-- 29 - Daniel Ellsberg releases copies of the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times.
1971/--/-- 29 - East Pakistan declares its independence from West Pakistan, beginning a civil war.
1971/--/-- 29 - Erich Honecker becomes the head of state for East Germany.
1971/--/-- 29 - Ice hockey player Phil Esposito scores a record 76 goals in 78 games.
1971/--/-- 29 - Jean Claude Duvalier succeeds his father as president of Haiti.
1971/--/-- 29 - Joe Frazier defeats Muhammad Ali for the heavyweight boxing title.
1971/--/-- 29 - Lt. William Calley is found guilty of killing Vietnamese civilians at My Lai.
1971/--/-- 29 - Prime minister Brian Faulkner begins the internment of IRA suspects in Northern Ireland.
1971/--/-- 29 - Prime minister Milton Obote is ousted by Idi Amin Dada in Uganda.
1971/--/-- 29 - South Vietnamese troops and U.S. aircraft combat Communist forces in Laos.
1971/--/-- 29 - Soviet "Salyut 1" space station
1971/--/-- 29 - Soyuz 11 docks with Salyut 1; three cosmonauts die during the return to earth.
1971/--/-- 29 - The Congo is renamed as the Republic of Zaire.
1971/--/-- 29 - The Lunar Rover explores the Moon's surface during the Apollo 15 mission.
1971/--/-- 29 - The Republic of China (Taiwan) loses its UN seat; Communist China is admitted.
1971/--/-- 29 - The support of India wins independence for East Pakistan (renamed as Bangladesh).
1971/02/11 29 *** Booher, Deborah Elaine [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Peter Choate and Rogers, Carole Elaine
1971/05/26 29 *** Booher, William Leroy [Grandfather] - Died Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio
1971/08/28 29 *** Booher, Steven [1st cousin] & Tieman, Colleen - Married
1971/10/-- 30 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL BALTIMORE (3)
1972/--/-- 30 - Alabama governor George Wallace is shot in an assassination attempt.
1972/--/-- 30 - American B-52 aircraft bomb Hanoi and Haiphong in North Vietnam.
1972/--/-- 30 - American Bobby Fischer defeats Russian world chess champion Boris Spassky.
1972/--/-- 30 - American feminist Gloria Steinem founds Ms. magazine.
1972/--/-- 30 - American swimmer Mark Spitz wins a record seven Olympic gold medals.
1972/--/-- 30 - An earthquake kills 10,000 in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua.
1972/--/-- 30 - Apollo 17 makes the last manned Moon landing.
1972/--/-- 30 - Ceylon changes its name to Sri Lanka (meaning beautiful island).
1972/--/-- 30 - DDT insecticide is banned in the U.S.
1972/--/-- 30 - DDT is banned
1972/--/-- 30 - Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola directs Marlon Brando in The Godfather.
1972/--/-- 30 - German writer Heinrich Boll receives the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1972/--/-- 30 - Japanese novelist Kawabata Yasunari commits suicide.
1972/--/-- 30 - Liza Minnelli stars in Bob Fosse's film Cabaret.
1972/--/-- 30 - Marlon Brando stars in Bernardo Bertolucci's film Last Tango in Paris.
1972/--/-- 30 - Mujibur Rahman becomes prime minister of Bangladesh.
1972/--/-- 30 - Palestinian terrorists kill 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics.
1972/--/-- 30 - President Ferdinand Marcos imposes martial law in the Philippines.
1972/--/-- 30 - President Nixon authorizes the Space Shuttle program.
1972/--/-- 30 - President Nixon makes his historic trip to Peking to meet Mao Tse-tung.
1972/--/-- 30 - Richard Leakey discovers a hominid skull 2.6 million years old in northern Kenya.
1972/--/-- 30 - Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut wins three Olympic gold medals.
1972/--/-- 30 - The British government assumes direct rule of Northern Ireland.
1972/--/-- 30 - The Labor party is elected in Australia with Gough Whitlam as prime minister.
1972/--/-- 30 - The Viet Cong and North Vietnamese renew their offensive in South Vietnam.
1972/--/-- 30 - The Watergate affair begins with the arrest of five burglars at Democratic party headquarters.
1972/04/04 30 *** Booher, John Paul [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, John Paul and Sullivan, Patricia Lynn Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee
1972/10/-- 31 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (3) AL OAKLAND (4)
1973/--/-- 31 - A right-wing military coup in Chile overthrows Allende's Marxist government.
1973/--/-- 31 - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn publishes the first volume of the Gulag Archipelago.
1973/--/-- 31 - American novelist Thomas Pynchon publishes Gravity's Rainbow.
1973/--/-- 31 - American playwright Thornton Wilder publishes the novel Theophilus North.
1973/--/-- 31 - Animal behavioralists Lorenz, Tinbergen and von Frisch share the Nobel Prize.
1973/--/-- 31 - Billy Friedkin "The Exorcist"
1973/--/-- 31 - Britain grants independence to the Bahama Islands.
1973/--/-- 31 - Charles XVI Gustav succeeds Gustav VI Adolf as king of Sweden.
1973/--/-- 31 - Congress passes the Endangered Species Act.
1973/--/-- 31 - Egypt and Syria attack Israel on Yom Kippur (a Jewish religious holiday).
1973/--/-- 31 - Endangered Species Act
1973/--/-- 31 - Film actor Al Pacino stars as an undercover policeman in Serpico.
1973/--/-- 31 - Great Britain, Denmark and Ireland become full-fledged members of the EEC.
1973/--/-- 31 - Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho share the Nobel Peace Prize.
1973/--/-- 31 - Juan D. Peron returns to power as president of Argentina.
1973/--/-- 31 - Nixon resigns over Watergate
1973/--/-- 31 - Novelist, poet, and feminist Erica Jong publishes Fear of Flying.
1973/--/-- 31 - OPEC begins an oil embargo against Europe, the U.S. and Japan.
1973/--/-- 31 - Pop recording artist Billy Joel releases his first album Piano Man.
1973/--/-- 31 - Senator Sam Ervin, Jr. heads a committee to investigate the Watergate break-in.
1973/--/-- 31 - Solzhenitsyn "Gulag Archipelago"
1973/--/-- 31 - Swedish actor Max Von Sydow stars in the supernatural film The Exorcist.
1973/--/-- 31 - The American Indian Movement occupy the site of Wounded Knee in a political protest.
1973/--/-- 31 - The Arab-Israeli War ends after 18 days with a UN negotiated cease-fire.
1973/--/-- 31 - The Paris Peace Accords end the Vietnam War.
1973/--/-- 31 - The Pioneer 10 spacecraft makes a rendezvous with the planet Jupiter.
1973/--/-- 31 - The Skylab manned orbiting laboratory is launched.
1973/--/-- 31 - The U.S. begins a total military withdrawal from South Vietnam.
1973/--/-- 31 - The Washington Post receives the Pulitzer Prize for reporting the Watergate scandal.
1973/--/-- 31 - The World Trade Center in New York City becomes the tallest building in the world.
1973/--/-- 31 - Vice-President Spiro Agnew resigns after he is charged with accepting bribes.
1973/--/-- 31 - Vietnam War ends
1973/--/-- 31 - War Powers Act
1973/--/-- 31 - Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox is dismissed for demanding the Nixon tapes.
1973/04/09 31 *** Booher, Alison Marie [Daughter] - Born to Booher, William Eugene and Williams, Mary Kay Newark, Licking, Ohio
1973/08/09 31 *** Booher, Victoria [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Peter Choate and Rogers, Carole Elaine
1973/10/-- 32 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL OAKLAND (4)
1974/--/-- 32 - A military coup in Portugal leads to democratic reforms.
1974/--/-- 32 - American tennis player Chris Evert wins a record 56 consecutive matches.
1974/--/-- 32 - American tennis player Jimmy Connors wins the U.S. Open tournament for the first time.
1974/--/-- 32 - American writer Stephen King publishes the horror novel Carrie.
1974/--/-- 32 - An army of life-size pottery figures is discovered in a Ch'in dynasty tomb in China.
1974/--/-- 32 - Archbishop Makarios is deposed, prompting a Turkish invasion of Cyprus.
1974/--/-- 32 - Baseball player Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's record of 714 home-runs.
1974/--/-- 32 - Emperor Haile Selassie is deposed in a military coup in Ethiopia.
1974/--/-- 32 - Former astronaut John Glenn is elected to the U.S. Senate.
1974/--/-- 32 - General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte becomes president of Chile.
1974/--/-- 32 - Gerald R. Ford (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1974/--/-- 32 - Helmut Schmidt becomes chancellor of West Germany.
1974/--/-- 32 - Isabel Peron becomes president of Argentina after the death of her husband.
1974/--/-- 32 - James Michener publishes Centennial, a historical novel of the American West.
1974/--/-- 32 - Konstantinos G. Karamanlis becomes prime minister of Greece.
1974/--/-- 32 - Patricia Hearst is abducted by members of the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA).
1974/--/-- 32 - Portugal recognizes the independence of Guinea-Bissau.
1974/--/-- 32 - President Ford grants Richard Nixon a pardon for any crimes committed in office.
1974/--/-- 32 - President Giscard d'Estaing appoints Jacques Chirac prime minister of France.
1974/--/-- 32 - President Nixon resigns; Gerald R. Ford is inaugurated as the 38th U.S. president.
1974/--/-- 32 - Reiner Werner Fassbinder "Ali-- Fear Eats the Soul"
1974/--/-- 32 - South African golfer Gary Player achieves the Grand Slam.
1974/--/-- 32 - Soviet ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defects to the West.
1974/--/-- 32 - The House Judiciary Committee votes to impeach President Nixon.
1974/--/-- 32 - The Mariner 10 spacecraft passes within 438 miles of the planet Mercury.
1974/--/-- 32 - The Sears Tower in Chicago surpasses the World Trade Center as the tallest building.
1974/--/-- 32 - The crisis on Cyprus causes the collapse of the military regime in Greece.
1974/--/-- 32 - Willy Brandt is forced to resign after an East German spy is discovered on his staff.
1974/--/-- 32 - Yitzhak Rabin succeeds Golda Meir as prime minister of Israel.
1974/04/18 32 *** Booher, Christeen [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, David Larr and Corcoran, Eileen Shawnee Mission, Johnson, Kansas
1974/07/16 32 *** Booher, Tanda Nichole [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, John Paul and Sullivan, Patricia Lynn Normal, Mclean, Illinois
1974/10/-- 33 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (1) AL OAKLAND (4)
1974/11/27 33 *** Booher, Ralph Ewing [1st cousin once removed] & Taylor, Ladonna Cheryl - Married
1974/12/05 33 *** Booher, Brian [Son] - Born to Booher, William Eugene and Williams, Mary Kay Newark, Licking, Ohio
1975/--/-- 33 - American novelist Saul Bellow publishes Humboldt's Gift.
1975/--/-- 33 - American writer E.L. Doctorow publishes Ragtime.
1975/--/-- 33 - Bobby Fischer refuses to defend his chess title; Anatoly Karpov is made champion.
1975/--/-- 33 - Brazilian soccer star Pele ends his retirement to play for the New York Cosmos.
1975/--/-- 33 - Civil war breaks out after the Portuguese withdraw from Angola.
1975/--/-- 33 - Civil war breaks out in Lebanon between Muslim and Christian forces.
1975/--/-- 33 - Communist Pathet Lao declare Laos the People's Democratic Republic.
1975/--/-- 33 - Cyprus is partitioned into Greek and Turkish zones.
1975/--/-- 33 - Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova defects to the U.S.
1975/--/-- 33 - Dutch Guiana gains its independence as the Republic of Suriname.
1975/--/-- 33 - Eritrean rebels begin their fight for independence in Ethiopia.
1975/--/-- 33 - Football player O.J. Simpson scores a record 23 touchdowns in one season.
1975/--/-- 33 - Gen. Yakubu Gowon is deposed in a military coup in Nigeria.
1975/--/-- 33 - Juan Carlos I becomes king of Spain after the death of General Francisco Franco.
1975/--/-- 33 - Michael Bennett directs and choreographs the Broadway musical A Chorus Line.
1975/--/-- 33 - Mozambique wins independence from Portugal; Samora Machel becomes the president.
1975/--/-- 33 - North Vietnamese forces overrun Saigon, which is renamed as Ho Chi Minh City.
1975/--/-- 33 - Papua New Guinea becomes independent from Australian administration.
1975/--/-- 33 - President Mujibur Rahman is killed in a military coup in Bangladesh.
1975/--/-- 33 - President N'Garta Tombalbaye of Chad is killed in a coup d'etat.
1975/--/-- 33 - Prime Minister Pol Pot begins a reign of terror in Kampuchea.
1975/--/-- 33 - Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer begin the PBS MacNeil/Lehrer news analysis program.
1975/--/-- 33 - Saudi King Faisal is assassinated; he is succeeded by his brother Khalid.
1975/--/-- 33 - Singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen releases the rock album Born to Run.
1975/--/-- 33 - South Vietnam capitulates; a mass exodus of Boat People begins.
1975/--/-- 33 - South Vietnam surrenders to North Vietnam
1975/--/-- 33 - Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
1975/--/-- 33 - Steven Spielberg's film Jaws sets new box-office records.
1975/--/-- 33 - Taiwanese leader Chiang Kai-shek dies; he is succeeded by Chiang Ching-kuo.
1975/--/-- 33 - The Helsinki accords pledge the signatory nations to respect human rights.
1975/--/-- 33 - The Khmer Rouge win control of Cambodia and rename the country Kampuchea.
1975/--/-- 33 - The Republic of Comoros declares its independence from France.
1975/--/-- 33 - The Suez Canal reopens after being closed to shipping for eight years.
1975/--/-- 33 - U.S. Marines recapture the U.S. freighter Mayaguez from Kampuchean forces.
1975/--/-- 33 - U.S. astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts linkup during the Apollo-Soyuz mission.
1975/08/20 33 *** Booher, Bridget [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Steven and Tieman, Colleen Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio
1975/10/-- 34 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (4) AL BOSTON (3)
1975/12/05 34 *** Booher, Eric Rodney [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Robert Morris and Ledbetter, Bonnie Gail
1976/--/-- 34 - A severe earthquake in China kills over 600,000.
1976/--/-- 34 - Actor Jack Nicholson wins the Academy Award for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
1976/--/-- 34 - Artist Christo completes Running Fence, a curtain spanning 24 miles of countryside.
1976/--/-- 34 - Black American writer Alex Haley publishes Roots: The Saga of an American Family.
1976/--/-- 34 - Black student protestors are massacred at Soweto in South Africa.
1976/--/-- 34 - Chinese leaders Chou En-lai and Mao Tse-tung die; Hua Kuo-feng assumes power.
1976/--/-- 34 - Finnish runner Lasse Viren wins the Olympic 5,000- and 10,000-m races for the second time.
1976/--/-- 34 - Isabel Peron is deposed; Jorge Rafael Videla becomes president of Argentina.
1976/--/-- 34 - Israeli commandos rescue hijacked airplane passengers at Entebbe, Uganda.
1976/--/-- 34 - James Callaghan succeeds Harold Wilson as prime minister of Britain.
1976/--/-- 34 - Jim Henson's Muppet Show debuts on television.
1976/--/-- 34 - Jose Lopez Portillo y Pacheco is elected president of Mexico.
1976/--/-- 34 - Mario Soares is elected prime minister of Portugal for the first time.
1976/--/-- 34 - Robert De Niro stars in Martin Scorcese's film Taxi Driver.
1976/--/-- 34 - Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci wins three gold medals at the Montreal Olympics.
1976/--/-- 34 - Separatist leader Rene Levesque becomes premier of Quebec.
1976/--/-- 34 - Suarez Gonzalez becomes prime minister of Spain after the first election in 41 years.
1976/--/-- 34 - Swedish tennis star Bjorn Borg wins the first of five Wimbledon championships.
1976/--/-- 34 - Sylvester Stallone's film Rocky wins the Academy Award as best picture.
1976/--/-- 34 - The Sex Pistols punk rock group is formed in England.
1976/--/-- 34 - The South African homeland of Transkei becomes independent.
1976/--/-- 34 - The U.S. celebrates its Bicentennial.
1976/--/-- 34 - The first outbreak of Legionnaires' disease occurs in Philadelphia.
1976/--/-- 34 - The pro-Soviet MPLA government seizes power in Angola aided by Cuban troops.
1976/--/-- 34 - U.S. Viking spacecraft land on Mars.
1976/--/-- 34 - Viking 1 & 2 land on Mars
1976/04/12 34 *** Booher, Mary Emily [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Ralph Ewing and Taylor, Ladonna Cheryl Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky
1976/06/19 34 *** Booher, Randa Lynn [1st cousin] & Minkel, Stephen Ray - Married
1976/10/-- 35 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (4) AL NEW YORK (0)
1977/--/-- 35 - American golfer Tom Watson wins the Masters and British Open tournaments.
1977/--/-- 35 - American hurdler Edwin Moses begins a winning streak of 90 consecutive races.
1977/--/-- 35 - American poet and novelist Wendell Berry, publishes The Unsettling of America.
1977/--/-- 35 - Black politician Andrew Young is appointed as U.S. ambassador to the UN.
1977/--/-- 35 - Carter is inaugurated as the 39th U.S. president; Mondale becomes vice-presicent.
1977/--/-- 35 - Comedian and filmmaker Woody Allen directs Diane Keaton in Annie Hall.
1977/--/-- 35 - Edward (Ed) Koch becomes mayor of New York City for the first time.
1977/--/-- 35 - General Zia ul-Haq deposes prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in Pakistan.
1977/--/-- 35 - George Lucas "Star Wars"
1977/--/-- 35 - George Lucas directs the first Star Wars space fantasy film.
1977/--/-- 35 - James E. Carter, Jr. (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1977/--/-- 35 - Jean Bedel Bokassa is crowned Emperor Bokassa I of the Central African Empire.
1977/--/-- 35 - John Travolta stars in the disco film Saturday Night Fever.
1977/--/-- 35 - Menachem Begin succeeds Yitzhak Rabin as prime minister of Israel.
1977/--/-- 35 - Morarji Randchhadji Desai succeeds Indira Gandhi as prime minister of India.
1977/--/-- 35 - Rock 'n roll performer Elvis Presley dies.
1977/--/-- 35 - Seveteen-year old American jockey Steve Cauthen rides a record 487 winners.
1977/--/-- 35 - South Africa grants independence to the African homeland of Bophuthatswana.
1977/--/-- 35 - The Fianna Fail party returns to power under John Lynch in the Republic of Ireland.
1977/--/-- 35 - The French Territory of the Afars and the Issas becomes independent as Djibouti.
1977/--/-- 35 - The first Apple II personal computer is marketed in the U.S.
1977/01/20 35 *** Booher, Elizabeth [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Peter Choate and Rogers, Carole Elaine
1977/05/10 35 *** Booher, Virginia Lynn [2nd cousin] - Born to Booher, Ralph Ewing and Taylor, Ladonna Cheryl Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky
1977/08/14 35 *** Minkel, Gabriel S. [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Minkel, Stephen Ray and Booher, Randa Lynn
1977/10/-- 36 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1977/10/25 36 *** Henson, Mildred Louise [Mother] - Died Newark, Licking, Ohio Newark, Licking, Ohio
1978/--/-- 36 - Afghanistan president Mohammad Daud Khan is killed in a Marxist coup.
1978/--/-- 36 - American auto racer Mario Andretti wins the Formula One Grand Prix championship.
1978/--/-- 36 - American golfer Nancy Lopez wins a record five straight tournaments.
1978/--/-- 36 - American writer John Irving publishes The World According to Garp.
1978/--/-- 36 - Antonio Guzman becomes president of the Dominican Republic.
1978/--/-- 36 - Boxer Larry Holmes defeats Ken Norton for the heavyweight championship.
1978/--/-- 36 - Britain grants independence to Tuvalu, Dominica, and the Solomon Islands.
1978/--/-- 36 - Italian politician Aldo Moro is kidnapped and murdered by Red Brigade terrorists.
1978/--/-- 36 - Jerry Falwell founds the Moral Majority
1978/--/-- 36 - Michael Cimino directs the controversial Vietnam War film The Deer Hunter.
1978/--/-- 36 - More than 900 members of a religious cult commit suicide at Jonestown, Guyana.
1978/--/-- 36 - Pieter Willem Botha becomes prime minister of South Africa.
1978/--/-- 36 - Pope John Paul II becomes the first non-Italian Pope in more than 500 years.
1978/--/-- 36 - President Carter oversees the Camp David peace accords between Egypt and Israel.
1978/--/-- 36 - Punk Rock
1978/--/-- 36 - The Pompidou Center art museum (the Beaubourg) is opened in Paris.
1978/--/-- 36 - The United States and Panama renew the Panama Canal treaties.
1978/--/-- 36 - The balloon Double Eagle II completes the first Atlantic crossing.
1978/--/-- 36 - The first human test-tube baby is born in England.
1978/--/-- 36 - The murder of opposition leader Pedro Joaquin Chamorro sparks uprisings in Nicaragua.
1978/--/-- 36 - Yiddish-language writer Isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1978/--/-- 36 - personal computer
1978/06/-- 36 *** Booher, Debbie Kay [2nd cousin] & Brown, Ronnie H, - Married
1978/10/-- 37 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1979/--/-- 37 - Abel Muzorewa becomes the first black prime minister of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).
1979/--/-- 37 - Algerian president Houari Boumedienne dies; he is succeeded by Chadli Benjedid.
1979/--/-- 37 - American novelist William Styron publishes Sophie's Choice.
1979/--/-- 37 - American tennis player John McEnroe wins his first U.S. Open championship.
1979/--/-- 37 - American tennis player Tracy Austin wins the U.S. Open championship at age 16.
1979/--/-- 37 - An accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant causes a near-disaster.
1979/--/-- 37 - Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Evita opens on Broadway.
1979/--/-- 37 - British runner Sebastian Coe sets world records at 800 m, 1,500 m, and the mile.
1979/--/-- 37 - Charles Haughey succeeds John Lynch as president of the Republic of Ireland.
1979/--/-- 37 - Dutch soccer star Johan Cruyff plays for the L.A. Aztecs.
1979/--/-- 37 - Ex-prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is executed in Pakistan.
1979/--/-- 37 - Francis Ford Coppola directs the Vietnam War film Apocalypse Now.
1979/--/-- 37 - Gen. Saddam Hussein succeeds Gen. al-Bakr as president of Iraq.
1979/--/-- 37 - IRA terrorists assassinate Lord Mountbatten in Ireland.
1979/--/-- 37 - Islamic fundamentalist Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran.
1979/--/-- 37 - Jean Bedel Bokassa is deposed in the Central African Republic.
1979/--/-- 37 - Jose Eduardo dos Santos succeeds Agostinho Neto as president of Angola.
1979/--/-- 37 - Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first woman prime minister.
1979/--/-- 37 - Morocco annexes Western Sahara; the Polisario Front fight for independence.
1979/--/-- 37 - Mother Teresa of Calcutta is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1979/--/-- 37 - Pioneer 11 spacecraft makes a rendezvous with the planet Saturn.
1979/--/-- 37 - Quarterback Roger Staubach leads NFL passing, completing 267 out of 461 passes.
1979/--/-- 37 - Revolution in Iran; Americans held hostage
1979/--/-- 37 - Shehu Shagari becomes president of Nigeria.
1979/--/-- 37 - Sixty-six U.S. embassy employees are taken hostage by Iranian students in Tehran.
1979/--/-- 37 - South Korean president Park Chung Hee is assassinated.
1979/--/-- 37 - Soviet troops occupy Afghanistan in support of Babrak Karmal's Marxist regime.
1979/--/-- 37 - Soviets lose war in Afganistan
1979/--/-- 37 - Tanzanians and Ugandan exiles invade Uganda; dictator Idi Amin Dada flees.
1979/--/-- 37 - The Gossamer Albatross flies across the English Channel under human-power.
1979/--/-- 37 - The Mujaheddin begin a guerrilla war against the Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
1979/--/-- 37 - The Sandinistas seize control in Nicaragua.
1979/--/-- 37 - The Shah of Iran flees the country; Iran is proclaimed an Islamic republic.
1979/--/-- 37 - The first case of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is reported.
1979/--/-- 37 - Vietnamese forces invade Kampuchea and overthrow the Pol Pot government.
1979/--/-- 37 - Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft rendezvous with the planet Jupiter.
1979/07/14 37 *** Booher, Brett Steven [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Steven and Tieman, Colleen
1979/10/-- 38 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL BALTIMORE (3)
1979/11/30 38 *** Booher, Sallie Jane [Great Aunt] - Died Bowling Green-Warren County Hospital Bowling Green-Warren County Hospital Albany, Clinton, Kentucky
1980/--/-- 38 - "War on Drugs" jails 1/5 of young black men
1980/--/-- 38 - An earthquake in Algeria kills 20,000.
1980/--/-- 38 - Border disputes erupt into the Gulf war between Iran and Iraq.
1980/--/-- 38 - Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard regains the world welterweight title from Roberto Duran.
1980/--/-- 38 - British writer D.M. Thomas publishes The White Hotel.
1980/--/-- 38 - CD, VCR, & cable become common
1980/--/-- 38 - Chun Doo Hwan becomes president of South Korea.
1980/--/-- 38 - Ex-Beatle John Lennon is fatally shot outside his Manhattan apartment.
1980/--/-- 38 - Ex-Nicaraguan president Anastasio Somoza Debayle is assassinated.
1980/--/-- 38 - Gen. Kenan Evren leads a military coup in Turkey.
1980/--/-- 38 - Hollywood remakes B-movies and comix
1980/--/-- 38 - Jose Napoleon Duarte becomes president of El Salvador; the guerilla war continues.
1980/--/-- 38 - Lech Walesa heads Solidarity, the first union movement in a communist country.
1980/--/-- 38 - Liberian president William R. Tolbert is killed in a military coup led by Samuel Doe.
1980/--/-- 38 - Love Canal, a chemically contaminated area in N.Y., is declared a disaster area.
1980/--/-- 38 - Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman star in the film Kramer v. Kramer.
1980/--/-- 38 - Milton Obote is reelected as president of Uganda.
1980/--/-- 38 - Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington state killing eight people.
1980/--/-- 38 - Peter Shaffer's play Amadeus is produced.
1980/--/-- 38 - Rhodesia is renamed Zimbabwe; Robert Mugabe becomes prime minister.
1980/--/-- 38 - Robert Redford directs the Academy Award winning film Ordinary People.
1980/--/-- 38 - Solidarity in Poland
1980/--/-- 38 - Ted Turner begins the Cable News Network, offering round-the-clock news.
1980/--/-- 38 - The American television soap opera Dallas is first broadcast.
1980/--/-- 38 - The Castro regime deports more than 120,000 Cubans to Florida.
1980/--/-- 38 - The FBI's ABSCAM investigation convicts seven members of the U.S. Congress.
1980/--/-- 38 - The New Hebrides become independent from Britain and France as Vanuatu.
1980/--/-- 38 - The U.S. boycotts the Moscow Olympics to protest the invasion of Afghanistan.
1980/--/-- 38 - The U.S. makes an unsuccessful attempt to rescue the Iranian hostages.
1980/--/-- 38 - The Voyager 1 spacecraft makes a rendezvous with the planet Saturn.
1980/01/20 38 - President Carter announces that U.S. athletes will not attend Summer Olympics in Moscow unless Soviet Union withdraws from Afghanistan.
1980/02/02 38 - FBI's undercover bribery investigation, code named Abscam, implicates a U.S. senator, seven members of the House, and 31 other public officials.
1980/04/25 38 - U.S. mission to rescue hostages in Iran is aborted after a helicopter and cargo plane collide at the staging site in a remote part of Iran and 8 serviceme
are killed.
1980/10/-- 39 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (4) AL KANSAS CITY (2)
1981/--/-- 39 - Andreas Panpandreou becomes prime minister of Greece.
1981/--/-- 39 - Anwar al-Sadat is killed; Hosni Mubarak becomes president of Egypt.
1981/--/-- 39 - Argentinian president Roberto Viola is ousted from power by General Galtieri.
1981/--/-- 39 - Black American novelist Toni Morrison publishes Tar Baby.
1981/--/-- 39 - Britain grants independence to Belize.
1981/--/-- 39 - Burt Lancaster stars in Louis Malle's film Atlantic City.
1981/--/-- 39 - Dan Rather replaces Walter Cronkite as anchorman for the CBS Evening News.
1981/--/-- 39 - Filmmaker Steven Spielberg directs Raiders of the Lost Ark.
1981/--/-- 39 - Francois Mitterand succeeds Valery Giscard d'Estaing as president of France.
1981/--/-- 39 - Garret FitzGerald becomes prime minister of Ireland.
1981/--/-- 39 - Gen. Jaruzelski declares martial law in Poland; Solidarity leaders are arrested.
1981/--/-- 39 - Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn and Jane Fonda star in the film On Golden Pond.
1981/--/-- 39 - Hu Yao-bang becomes head of the Chinese Communist party.
1981/--/-- 39 - Indian-born author Salman Rushdie publishes Midnight's Children.
1981/--/-- 39 - Jeane Kirkpatrick becomes U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
1981/--/-- 39 - Jerry Rawlings leads a military coup in Ghana.
1981/--/-- 39 - John Hinckley, Jr. shoots and seriously wounds President Reagan.
1981/--/-- 39 - Pope John Paul II is shot and wounded by a Turkish gunman.
1981/--/-- 39 - Reagan is inaugurated as the 40th U.S. president; Bush becomes vice-president.
1981/--/-- 39 - Ronald W. Reagan (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1981/--/-- 39 - Sandra Day O'Connor is appointed the first woman U.S. Supreme Court justice.
1981/--/-- 39 - Ten IRA prisoners starve themselves to death as a political protest.
1981/--/-- 39 - The Prince of Wales marries Lady Diana Spencer in Britain.
1981/--/-- 39 - The U.S. hostages in Iran are released.
1981/--/-- 39 - The first 24-hour music video channel MTV (Music Television) is launched in the U.S.
1981/--/-- 39 - The first Space Shuttle is launched, crewed by John Young and Robert Crippen.
1981/01/02 39 - U.S. hostages held in Iran are released after 444 days in captivity.
1981/02/01 39 *** Minkel, Lucas Todd [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Minkel, Stephen Ray and Booher, Randa Lynn
1981/03/30 39 - President Reagan is shot in the chest by John Hinckley, Jr.
1981/09/25 40 - Sandra Day O'Connor is sworn in as the first woman Supreme Court justice.
1981/10/-- 40 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (4) AL NEW YORK (2)
1981/11/14 40 *** Booher, Nicholas [1st cousin] & Payne, Kimberly - Married
1982/--/-- 40 - Alvaro Alfredo Magana becomes president of El Salvador.
1982/--/-- 40 - American writer Paul Theroux publishes The Mosquito Coast.
1982/--/-- 40 - Amin Gemayel becomes the president of Lebanon after his brother Bashir is killed.
1982/--/-- 40 - Argentina invades the Falkland Islands; Britain and Argentina are at war.
1982/--/-- 40 - Black American writer Alice Walker publishes The Color Purple.
1982/--/-- 40 - British troops recapture the Falkland Islands from Argentina.
1982/--/-- 40 - Dustin Hoffman stars in Sydney Pollack's film Tootsie.
1982/--/-- 40 - Felipe Gonzalez Marquez becomes prime minister of Spain.
1982/--/-- 40 - Filmmaker Steven Spielberg directs E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.
1982/--/-- 40 - Gen. Hussain Muhammad Ershad seizes control of Bangladesh in a bloodless coup.
1982/--/-- 40 - Javier Perez de Cuellar succeeds Kurt Waldheim as secretary-general of the UN.
1982/--/-- 40 - Pop singer Michael Jackson records the all-time best-selling album Thriller.
1982/--/-- 40 - soul composer Quincy Jones wins 5 Grammy Awards.
1982/--/-- 40 - Princess Grace of Monaco dies in a car accident.
1982/--/-- 40 - Richard Attenborough directs the Academy Award winning film Gandhi.
1982/--/-- 40 - Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev dies; he is succeeded by Yuri Andropov.
1982/--/-- 40 - Sylvester Stallone stars in the first Rambo film First Blood.
1982/--/-- 40 - The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) fails to win ratification in the U.S.
1982/--/-- 40 - The Israeli army invades the Lebanon and drives the PLO guerrillas out of Beirut.
1982/--/-- 40 - The UN maintains a peace between Christian and Muslim militia in Lebanon.
1982/--/-- 40 - The Voyager 2 spacecraft transmits pictures to the U.S. of the planet Saturn.
1982/--/-- 40 - Two satellites are deployed during the first operational Space Shuttle mission.
1982/--/-- 40 - USA Today, the first daily newspaper aimed at readers throughout the U.S., is launched.
1982/02/24 40 *** Booher, Nathaniel L. [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Nicholas and Payne, Kimberly
1982/06/30 40 - Deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution passes without the necessary votes.
1982/08/01 40 *** Grider, Charles Scott [2nd cousin] & Bell, Marketta - Married
1982/09/04 41 *** Booher, Phyllis Kathleen [2nd cousin] & Richmond, Charles Edward - Married
1982/10/-- 41 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL MILWAUKEE (3)
1983/--/-- 41 - American runner Joan Benoit sets a world record in the Boston Marathon.
1983/--/-- 41 - American writer William Kennedy publishes Ironweed.
1983/--/-- 41 - American zoologist Dian Fossey publishes her book Gorillas in the Mist.
1983/--/-- 41 - An EPA report projects the irreversible onset of the greenhouse effect.
1983/--/-- 41 - An Infrared Astronomical Satellite is launched to probe deep into the Milky Way.
1983/--/-- 41 - Australia II becomes the first non-American yacht to win the America's Cup.
1983/--/-- 41 - Benedetto Bettino Craxi becomes the socialist prime minister of Italy.
1983/--/-- 41 - Car bombs destroy the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Marine headquarters in Beirut.
1983/--/-- 41 - Civil war breaks out in Sri Lanka between the Sinhalese and Tamil separatists.
1983/--/-- 41 - Ex-Nazi Klaus Barbie (the butcher of Lyon) is extradited from Bolivia to France.
1983/--/-- 41 - Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. becomes the first black American astronaut.
1983/--/-- 41 - Libyan forces invade Chad; French troops aid the Chad government.
1983/--/-- 41 - Manuel Antonio Noriega becomes commander of Panama's Defense Forces.
1983/--/-- 41 - Mario Soares becomes the socialist prime minister of Portugal.
1983/--/-- 41 - Nigerian president Shehu Shagari is deposed in a military coup led by Gen. Buhari.
1983/--/-- 41 - Opposition leader Benigno Aquino is assassinated in the Philippines.
1983/--/-- 41 - President Reagan proposes a space-based Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI).
1983/--/-- 41 - Raul Alfonsin is elected as president of Argentina, ending military rule.
1983/--/-- 41 - Reagan proposes "Star Wars" and increases military funding
1983/--/-- 41 - Sally K. Ride becomes the first U.S. woman astronaut.
1983/--/-- 41 - Shirley MacLaine and Jack Nicholson star in the film Terms of Endearment.
1983/--/-- 41 - The Labor party returns to power in Australia; Robert Hawke becomes prime minister.
1983/--/-- 41 - The Soviets shoot down a South Korean airliner that violated its airspace.
1983/--/-- 41 - The compact disc is introduced for recorded music.
1983/--/-- 41 - U.S. forces invade Grenada to protect U.S. lives after a military coup on the island.
1983/--/-- 41 - Yitzhak Shamir succeeds Menachem Begin as prime minister of Israel.
1983/03/08 41 *** Booher, Jarred Allen [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Booher, Nicholas and Payne, Kimberly
1983/10/-- 42 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (1) AL BALTIMORE (4)
1983/10/25 42 - U.S. invades Caribbean island of Grenada after a coup by Marxist faction in the government.
1984/--/-- 42 - A toxic gas leak kills 2,000 and affects an estimated 150,000 in Bhopal, India.
1984/--/-- 42 - American pop singer Madonna releases her album Like a Virgin.
1984/--/-- 42 - American track athlete Carl Lewis wins four gold medals at the Los Angeles Olympics.
1984/--/-- 42 - Brian Mulroney succeeds John Turner as prime minister of Canada.
1984/--/-- 42 - Britain and China sign a treaty for the return of Hong Kong to China in 1997.
1984/--/-- 42 - Britain grants independence to Brunei.
1984/--/-- 42 - British prime minister Margaret Thatcher escapes injury in an IRA bomb attack.
1984/--/-- 42 - Comedian Eddie Murphy stars in the film Beverly Hills Cop.
1984/--/-- 42 - Congress forbids official U.S. aid for the anti-Sandinista contras in Nicaragua.
1984/--/-- 42 - Czech writer Milan Kundera publishes The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
1984/--/-- 42 - Geraldine Ferraro becomes the first woman vice-presidential candidate in the U.S.
1984/--/-- 42 - Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by Sikh extremists.
1984/--/-- 42 - Indian troops attack the Golden Temple at Amritsar to remove militant Sikhs.
1984/--/-- 42 - Rajiv Gandhi becomes prime minister of India.
1984/--/-- 42 - Rap music
1984/--/-- 42 - Rev. Desmond Tutu, opponent of apartheid, is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1984/--/-- 42 - Rock singer Bob Geldof organizes Band Aid to raise funds for African famine victims.
1984/--/-- 42 - Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega Saavedra is elected president of Nicaragua.
1984/--/-- 42 - Shimon Peres succeeds Yitzhak Shamir as prime minister of Israel.
1984/--/-- 42 - Soviet leader Yuri Andropov dies; he is succeeded by Konstantin Chernenko.
1984/--/-- 42 - Space Shuttle astronauts test the manned maneuvering unit and move freely in space.
1984/01/23 42 *** Booher, Mary Nancy Ethel [Great Aunt] - Died Gallatin, Sumner, Tenn Gallatin, Sumner, Tenn
1984/07/14 42 *** Booher, Frank Harlan [Great Uncle] - Died Baptist Hospital Baptist Hospital Lynchburg Cemetery, Lynchburg, TN
1984/08/16 42 *** Booher, Samuel Porter [Great Uncle] - Died Albany, Clinton, Kentucky Albany, Clinton, Kentucky Memorial Hill Cemetery, Clinton Cty, KY
1984/09/03 43 *** Craig, Christopher Michael [Nephew] - Born to Craig, Michael and Booher, Gail Lee
1984/10/-- 43 - World Series NL SAN DIEGO (1) AL DETROIT (4)
1984/10/28 43 *** Summerlin, Jerry Lynn [2nd cousin] - Died Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee
1985/--/-- 43 - Albanian premier Enver Hoxha dies; he is succeeded by Ramiz Alia.
1985/--/-- 43 - American film actor Rock Hudson dies from AIDS.
1985/--/-- 43 - American humorist and radio personality Garison Keillor publishes Lake Wobegon Days.
1985/--/-- 43 - American rock singer Tina Turner wins three Grammy Awards.
1985/--/-- 43 - Baseball player Pete Rose beats Ty Cobb's 57-year-old record of 4,191 base hits.
1985/--/-- 43 - Boxer Michael Spinks defeats Larry Holmes for the heavyweight championship.
1985/--/-- 43 - Clint Eastwood directs and stars in the Western film Pale Rider.
1985/--/-- 43 - French agents sink the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand.
1985/--/-- 43 - Gorbachev unravels Soviet system
1985/--/-- 43 - Jose de Sarney becomes the first civilian president of Brazil in 21 years.
1985/--/-- 43 - Julius Nyerere is succeeded as president of Tanzania by Ali Hassan Mwinyi.
1985/--/-- 43 - Maj.-Gen. Mohammed Buhari is ousted in a bloodless coup in Nigeria.
1985/--/-- 43 - Mexico City is heavily damaged by an earthquake.
1985/--/-- 43 - Middleweight champion Marvin Hagler defends his title against Thomas "Hit Man" Hearns.
1985/--/-- 43 - Palestinian terrorists hijack the Italian liner Achille Lauro.
1985/--/-- 43 - Premier Gorbachev initiates glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring).
1985/--/-- 43 - President Milton Obote is ousted in a military coup in Uganda.
1985/--/-- 43 - President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev hold their first summit meeting.
1985/--/-- 43 - President Reagan is inaugurated for his second term of office.
1985/--/-- 43 - Robert Redford and Meryl Streep star in the film Out of Africa.
1985/--/-- 43 - Running back Walter Payton sets an all-time NFL record for rushes of 14,860 yards.
1985/--/-- 43 - Shiite Muslim terrorists hijack a TWA Boeing 727 jet to Beirut.
1985/--/-- 43 - Soviet premier Konstantin Chernenko dies; he is succeeded by Mikhail Gorbachev.
1985/--/-- 43 - Sudanese prime minister Gaafar al-Nimeiry is ousted in a military coup.
1985/--/-- 43 - The North American Soccer League (NASL) suspends operations.
1985/--/-- 43 - World chess champion Anatoly Karpov is defeated by 21-year-old Gary Kasparov.
1985/01/21 43 - Reagan's second inauguration.
1985/05/18 43 *** Benson, Rebecca Ann [2nd cousin] & Miller, Kenneth Edwin - Married
1985/10/-- 44 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (3) AL KANSAS CITY (4)
1986/--/-- 44 - A hole in the ozone layer is detected over Antarctica.
1986/--/-- 44 - A major nuclear-reactor disaster takes place at Chernobyl in the Soviet Union.
1986/--/-- 44 - Benazir Bhutto, daughter of hanged premier Ali Bhutto, is jailed in Pakistan.
1986/--/-- 44 - Boxer Mike Tyson wins his first world heavyweight title.
1986/--/-- 44 - Civil war breaks out in Yemen (Aden).
1986/--/-- 44 - Comedian and filmmaker Woody Allen directs Hannah and Her Sisters.
1986/--/-- 44 - Corazon Aquino is elected president of the Philippines; Ferdinand Marcos is exiled.
1986/--/-- 44 - Cyclist Greg LeMond becomes the first American to win the Tour de France.
1986/--/-- 44 - Czech tennis player Ivan Lendl wins the French Open and U.S. Open tournaments.
1986/--/-- 44 - Filmmaker Oliver Stone directs the Vietnam War film Platoon.
1986/--/-- 44 - Golfer Jack Nicklaus at age 46 becomes the oldest man ever to win the U.S. Open.
1986/--/-- 44 - Ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky raises the season point record to 215.
1986/--/-- 44 - Nigerian poet and playwright Wole Soyinka wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1986/--/-- 44 - President Francois Mitterrand appoints Jacques Chirac prime minister of France.
1986/--/-- 44 - President Jean Claude Duvalier of Haiti goes into exile.
1986/--/-- 44 - Sayid Mohammad Najibullah replaces Marxist president Babrak Karmal in Afghanistan.
1986/--/-- 44 - Select committees are established to investigate the Iran-Contra Affair.
1986/--/-- 44 - Singer-actress Bette Midler stars in Down and Out in Beverly Hills.
1986/--/-- 44 - Swedish prime minister Olof Palme is assassinated.
1986/--/-- 44 - The European Space Agency's Giotto spacecraft passes within 335 miles of Halley's comet.
1986/--/-- 44 - The Food and Drug Administration approve the commercial use of the drug interferon.
1986/--/-- 44 - The Soviet Union launches the first Mir space station.
1986/--/-- 44 - The Space Shuttle Challenger explodes after launch, killing the crew of seven.
1986/--/-- 44 - The ultralight Voyager aircraft flies around the world nonstop in 9 days.
1986/--/-- 44 - U.S. aircraft attack military and terrorist related targets in Libya.
1986/--/-- 44 - Voyager 2 spacecraft makes a rendezvous with the planet Uranus.
1986/--/-- 44 - Yitzak Shamir succeeds Shimon Peres as prime minister of Israel.
1986/01/28 44 - Space shuttle Challenger explodes 73 seconds after liftoff, killing all seven crew members. It is the worst accident in the history of the U.S. space program.
1986/04/14 44 - U.S. bombs military bases in Libya in effort to deter terrorist strikes on American targets.
1986/10/-- 45 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL BOSTON (3)
1986/11/-- 45 - Iran-Contra scandal breaks when White House is forced to reveal secret arms-for-hostages deals.
1987/--/-- 45 - A Wall Street stock market crisis spreads to Tokyo and London.
1987/--/-- 45 - American author Tom Wolfe publishes the satirical novel The Bonfire of the Vanities.
1987/--/-- 45 - Basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar passes Wilt Chamberlain's points record.
1987/--/-- 45 - Bettino Craxi resigns; Giovanni Goria becomes prime minister of Italy.
1987/--/-- 45 - Colonel Oliver North testifies at the Iran-Contra Affair hearings.
1987/--/-- 45 - Congress holds public hearings in Iran-Contra investigation.
1987/--/-- 45 - East German leader Erich Honecker makes his first visit to West Germany.
1987/--/-- 45 - Filmmaker Brian De Palma directs The Untouchables.
1987/--/-- 45 - Gary Hart ends his Presidential campaign after allegations of sexual impropriety.
1987/--/-- 45 - Libya suffers a military defeat in Chad.
1987/--/-- 45 - More than 400 die in clashes between Iranian pilgrims and Saudi police at Mecca.
1987/--/-- 45 - Ozone "hole" found over Antartica
1987/--/-- 45 - Takeshita Noburu succeeds Nakasone Yasuhiro as the Japanese premier.
1987/--/-- 45 - The U.S. frigate Stark is hit by an Iraqi missile in the Persian Gulf.
1987/--/-- 45 - West Bank Palestinians launch an intifadah (uprising) against the Israeli occupation.
1987/--/-- 45 - Writer Gore Vidal publishes Empire, a novel of 19th-century U.S. politics.
1987/06/12 45 - In a speech in Berlin, President Reagan challenges Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall" and open Eastern Europe to political and
economic reform.
1987/10/-- 46 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (3) AL MINNESOTA (4)
1987/12/08 46 - Reagan and Gorbachev sign INF treaty, the first arms-control agreement to reduce the superpowers' nuclear weapons.
1988/--/-- 46 - A cease-fire is declared in the war between Iran and Iraq.
1988/--/-- 46 - Armenia is hit by a severe earthquake, killing tens of thousands.
1988/--/-- 46 - Australia celebrates its Bicentennial.
1988/--/-- 46 - Austrian president Kurt Waldheim is exonerated of involvement in war crimes.
1988/--/-- 46 - Benazir Bhutto is elected prime minister of Pakistan.
1988/--/-- 46 - Carlos Salinas de Gortari is elected president of Mexico.
1988/--/-- 46 - Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez publishes Love in the Time of Cholera.
1988/--/-- 46 - Dennis Connor skippers a U.S. catamaran to beat New Zealand in the America's Cup.
1988/--/-- 46 - Details of the U.S. Stealth bomber are released for the first time.
1988/--/-- 46 - Discovery becomes the first Space Shuttle to be launched after the Challenger disaster.
1988/--/-- 46 - Dustin Hoffman stars in the Academy Award winning film Rain Man.
1988/--/-- 46 - Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1988/--/-- 46 - German tennis player Boris Becker leads West Germany to victory in the Davis Cup.
1988/--/-- 46 - German tennis player Steffi Graf becomes the 3rd woman to win the Grand Slam.
1988/--/-- 46 - Hungarian leader Janos Kadar is removed from power; Karoly Grosz assumes his post.
1988/--/-- 46 - Indian-born writer Salman Rushdie publishes The Satanic Verses.
1988/--/-- 46 - Jesse Jackson fails in a second attempt to win the Democratic presidential nomination.
1988/--/-- 46 - Lee Teng-hui succeeds Chiang Ching-kuo as president of Taiwan.
1988/--/-- 46 - Military leaders seize control in Haiti after elections are held.
1988/--/-- 46 - Military leaders seize power in Burma (Myanmar).
1988/--/-- 46 - Nationalist uprisings breakout in the Soviet republic of Armenia.
1988/--/-- 46 - Pakistani leader Gen. Muhammed Zia ul-Haq is killed in a plane crash.
1988/--/-- 46 - Roh Tae Woo succeeds Chun Doo Hwan as president of South Korea.
1988/--/-- 46 - South African leader Nelson Mandela is removed from prison for hospital treatment.
1988/--/-- 46 - Sprinter Ben Johnson is stripped of his Olympic gold medal after a drug test.
1988/--/-- 46 - Steven Spielberg produces the innovative animated film Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
1988/--/-- 46 - Television evangelist Jim Bakker is convicted of fraud and conspiracy.
1988/--/-- 46 - The Geneva Accords set the timetable for Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan.
1988/--/-- 46 - The Iraqis are accused of using chemical weapons against the Kurds.
1988/--/-- 46 - The U.S. cruiser Vincennes accidentally shoots downs an Iranian airliner.
1988/--/-- 46 - The U.S. indict Panamanian dictator Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega for drug offenses.
1988/--/-- 46 - Vietnam announces it will withdraw all its forces from Kampuchea.
1988/08/20 46 *** Benson, Randall Lee [2nd cousin] & Dowling, Susan Eileen - Married
1988/10/-- 47 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (4) AL OAKLAND (1)
1989/--/-- 47 - Akihito succeeds his father Hirohito as emperor of Japan.
1989/--/-- 47 - Allegations of financial impropriety force Japanese premier Noboru to resign.
1989/--/-- 47 - American Anne Tyler wins the Pulitzer Prize for her novel Breathing Lessons.
1989/--/-- 47 - Ayatollah Khomeini dies in Iran; Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani becomes president.
1989/--/-- 47 - British author V.S. Pritchett publishes A Careless Widow and Other Stories.
1989/--/-- 47 - Bulgarian premier Todor Zhivkov resigns; he is succeeded by Petar Mladenov.
1989/--/-- 47 - Bush is inaugurated as the 41st U.S. president; Quayle becomes vice-president.
1989/--/-- 47 - Carlos Saul Menem succeeds Raul Alfonsin as president of Argentina.
1989/--/-- 47 - Demonstrations in East Germany lead to the demolition of the Berlin Wall.
1989/--/-- 47 - F. W. de Klerk succeeds P.W. Botha as president of South Africa.
1989/--/-- 47 - Gen. Alfredo Stroessner is ousted; Andres Rodriguez becomes president of Paraguay.
1989/--/-- 47 - George H. W. Bush (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1989/--/-- 47 - Greek prime minister Andreas Papandreou is succeeded by Tzinnis Tzannetakis.
1989/--/-- 47 - Hu Yao-pang's death in China sparks public rallies demanding social changes.
1989/--/-- 47 - Hundreds of demonstrators are killed by troops in Peking's T'ien-an-Men Square.
1989/--/-- 47 - Hungary elects to become a multiparty democracy.
1989/--/-- 47 - Jack Nicholson and Michael Keaton star in the film Batman.
1989/--/-- 47 - Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi signs a peace treaty with Chad.
1989/--/-- 47 - Playwright Vaclav Havel becomes the president of Czechoslovakia.
1989/--/-- 47 - Romanian president Nicolae Ceausescu is deposed and killed.
1989/--/-- 47 - San Francisco's Marina district is damaged by a severe earthquake.
1989/--/-- 47 - Solidarity candidates win a majority in the first free elections in Poland since 1946.
1989/--/-- 47 - Soviet forces complete their withdrawal from Afghanistan; the civil war continues.
1989/--/-- 47 - The Burmese government changes the country's name to Myanmar.
1989/--/-- 47 - The Satanic Verses is condemned by Muslims; Salman Rushdie goes into hiding.
1989/--/-- 47 - The communist government of Milos Jakes resigns in Czechoslovakia.
1989/--/-- 47 - U.S. forces invade Panama; General Noriega surrenders and is held on drug charges.
1989/--/-- 47 - U.S.S.R dissolves into republics; Cold War over
1989/--/-- 47 - V.P. Singh succeeds Rajiv Gandhi as prime minister of India.
1989/--/-- 47 - Voyager 2 spacecraft tramsmits pictures to the U.S. of the planet Neptune.
1989/--/-- 47 - World cable markets deregulated; Hollywood gains world film market
1989/01/20 47 - George H. W. Bush is inaugurated as the 41st president.
1989/03/24 47 - Oil tanker Exxon Valdez runs aground in Prince William Sound, spilling more than 10 million gallons of oil (March 24). It is the largest oil spill in U.S.
history.
1989/08/09 47 - President Bush signs legislation to provide for federal bailout of nearly 800 insolvent savings and loan institutions.
1989/10/-- 48 - World Series NL SAN FRANCISCO (0) AL OAKLAND (4)
1989/12/20 48 - U.S. forces invade Panama in an attempt to capture Gen. Manuel Noriega, who previously had been indicted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges.
1990/--/-- 48 - A mirror in the Hubble Space Telescope is found to be flawed shortly after deployment.
1990/--/-- 48 - Actress Jessica Tandy wins the Academy Award for her role in Driving Miss Daisy.
1990/--/-- 48 - American novelist Thomas Pynchon publishes Vineland.
1990/--/-- 48 - Basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson wins the MVP award for the third time.
1990/--/-- 48 - Basketball player Michael Jordan leads the NBA in scoring for the fourth consecutive year.
1990/--/-- 48 - Book retail chains abound
1990/--/-- 48 - Boris Yeltsin becomes president of the Russian Republic.
1990/--/-- 48 - British prime minister Margaret Thatcher resigns; she is succeeded by John Major.
1990/--/-- 48 - Chad president Hissene Habre is deposed by rebel forces led by Idris Deby.
1990/--/-- 48 - David Dinkins succeeds Ed Koch as mayor of New York City.
1990/--/-- 48 - East and West Germany are reunited; Helmut Kohl becomes chancellor of a united Germany.
1990/--/-- 48 - Fernando Affonso Collor de Mello succeeds Jose Sarney as president of Brazil.
1990/--/-- 48 - I.M. Pei's 70-story Bank of China headquarters is built in Hong Kong.
1990/--/-- 48 - Indian prime minister V.P. Singh resigns; he is succeeded by Chandra Shekhar.
1990/--/-- 48 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War.
1990/--/-- 48 - John Updike publishes Rabbit at Rest, the fourth and last of his Rabbit novels.
1990/--/-- 48 - Lech Walesa wins the first direct presidential elections in Poland's history
1990/--/-- 48 - Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia declare their independence from the Soviet Union.
1990/--/-- 48 - Namibia becomes independent from South Africa with Sam Nujoma as president.
1990/--/-- 48 - Pakistani president Ghulam Ishaq Khan dismisses prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
1990/--/-- 48 - President Patricio Aylwin succeeds Gen. Pinochet , ending 16 years of military rule in Chile.
1990/--/-- 48 - President Samuel Doe is killed during a military rebellion in Liberia.
1990/--/-- 48 - Slovenia and Croatia vote non-Communist governments into power in Yugoslavia.
1990/--/-- 48 - South Africa accepts racial equality
1990/--/-- 48 - South African president F.W. De Klerk releases Nelson Mandela; the ban on the ANC ends.
1990/--/-- 48 - Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze resigns from office.
1990/--/-- 48 - Student riots in Tirane lead to the formation of Albania's first opposition party since 1946.
1990/--/-- 48 - Syrian-backed forces defeat General Aoun's Christian militia in Lebanon.
1990/--/-- 48 - The UN authorizes an economic blockade of Iraq.
1990/--/-- 48 - U.S.-led coalition forces begin Operation Desert Shield to protect Saudi Arabia from Iraq.
1990/--/-- 48 - Violeta Barrios de Chamorro succeeds Daniel Ortega as president of Nicaragua.
1990/--/-- 48 - Warren Beatty directs, produces and plays the lead role in the film Dick Tracy.
1990/--/-- 48 - Yemen (Aden) and Yemen (Sana) unite as the Yemen Republic.
1990/01/09 48 *** Booher, Jonathan Pickens [Great Uncle] - Died
1990/08/02 48 - Iraqi troops invade Kuwait, leading to the Persian Gulf War.
1990/10/-- 49 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (4) AL OAKLAND (0)
1991/--/-- 49 - Gulf War is first U.S. reduction of a regional power
1991/--/-- 49 - Japan is world's largest automaker
1991/01/16 49 - Persian Gulf War: U.S. leads international coalition in military operation (code named "Desert Storm") to drive Iraqis out of Kuwait (Jan. 16-Feb. 28).
1991/04/06 49 - Iraq accepts terms of UN ceasefire, marking an end of the war.
1991/07/31 49 - U.S. and Soviet Union sign START I treaty, agreeing to further reduce strategic nuclear arms.
1991/10/-- 50 - World Series NL ATLANTA (3) AL MINNESOTA (4)
1991/10/11 50 - Senate Judiciary Committee conducts televised hearings to investigate allegations of past sexual harassment brought against Supreme Court nominee Clar
Thomas by Anita Hill, a law professor at the University of Oklahoma.
1992/--/-- 50 - NAFTA formed
1992/--/-- 50 - Yugoslavia breaks up; Serbia contained
1992/02/01 50 - Following the breakup of the Soviet Union in Dec. 1991, President Bush and Russian president Boris Yeltsin meet at Camp David and formally declare an end
to the cold war.
1992/04/29 50 - The acquittal of four white police officers charged in the 1991 beating of black motorist Rodney King in Los Angeles sets off several days of rioting,
leading to more than 50 deaths, thousands of injuries and arrests, and $1 billion in property damage.
1992/10/-- 51 - World Series NL ATLANTA (2) AL TORONTO (4)
1992/12/-- 51 - President Bush authorizes sending U.S. troops to Somalia as part of UN relief effort.
1992/12/24 51 - President Bush grants pardons to six officials convicted or indicted in the Iran-Contra scandal, leading some to suspect a cover-up.
1993/--/-- 51 - Internet expands with World Wide Web
1993/--/-- 51 - Steven Spielberg "Schindler's List"
1993/--/-- 51 - William Jefferson Clinton (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1993/01/20 51 - Bill Clinton is inaugurated as the 42nd president.
1993/02/26 51 - Bomb explodes in basement garage of World Trade Center, killing 6, injuring 1,000, and causing more than $500 million in damage.
1993/04/19 51 - After 51-day standoff with federal agents, Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Tex., burns to the ground, killing 80 cult members.
1993/06/26 51 - President Clinton orders missile attack against Iraq in retaliation for alleged plot to assassinate former President Bush.
1993/10/-- 52 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (2) AL TORONTO (4)
1993/10/03 52 - Eighteen U.S. soldiers are killed in ambush by Somali militiamen in Mogadishu.
1993/12/08 52 - President Clinton signs North American Free Trade Agreement into law.
1994/05/06 52 - Paula Jones, a former Arkansas state employee, files a federal lawsuit against President Clinton for sexual harassment.
1994/10/-- 53 - World Series NL NO WORLD SERIES AL NO WORLD SERIES
1994/12/28 53 *** Booher, Mada [1st cousin once removed] - Died Saint Petersburg, Florida Royal Palm Cem. - St. Petersburg, FL
1995/04/19 53 - Bombing of federal office building in Oklahoma City kills 168 people.
1995/06/25 53 *** Booher, Benjamin Horace [Great Uncle] - Died Jamestown, kY Rexroat Cem. Russell county KY
1995/07/11 53 - U.S. establishes full diplomatic relations with Vietnam.
1995/10/-- 54 - World Series NL ATLANTA (4) AL CLEVELAND (2)
1995/12/-- 54 - President Clinton sends first 8,000 of 20,000 U.S. troops to Bosnia for 12-month peacekeeping mission.
1995/12/16 54 - Budget standoff between President Clinton and Congress results in partial shutdown of U.S. government.
1996/--/-- 54 - Welfare reform
1996/10/-- 55 - World Series NL ATLANTA (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1997/--/-- 55 - NASA spacecraft lands on Mars
1997/--/-- 55 - Robust economy creates longest prosperity in U.S. history
1997/01/20 55 - Clinton's second inauguration (Jan. 20).
1997/10/-- 56 - World Series NL FLORIDA (4) AL CLEVELAND (3)
1998/--/-- 56 - International Space Station begins construction
1998/01/17 56 - President Clinton denies having had a sexual relationship with a White House intern named Monica Lewinsky.
1998/02/02 56 - President Clinton releases 1999 federal budget plan; it is the first balanced budget since 1969.
1998/08/17 56 - In televised address, President Clinton admits having had a sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky.
1998/08/20 56 - U.S. launches missile attacks on targets in Sudan and Afghanistan following terrorist attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
1998/10/-- 57 - World Series NL SAN DIEGO (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1998/12/16 57 - U.S. and Britain launch air strikes against weapons sites in Iraq.
1998/12/19 57 - House of Representatives votes to impeach President Clinton on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice.
1999/--/-- 57 - Budget goes into surplus
1999/01/22 57 *** Booher, Ruby Nell [1st cousin once removed] - Died Clinton County, Kentucky Clinton County, Kentucky
1999/02/12 57 - Senate acquits Clinton of impeachment charges.
1999/03/24 57 - NATO wages air campaign against Yugoslavia over killing and deportation of ethnic Albanians in Kosovo.
1999/04/20 57 - School shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., leaves 14 students (including the 2 shooters) and 1 teacher dead and 23 others wounded.
1999/10/-- 58 - World Series NL ATLANTA (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1999/11/15 58 - U.S. and China sign historic trade agreement.
1999/11/20 58 *** Wright, Jimmy Glenn [2nd cousin] - Died Lung Cancer V. A. Hospital - Lexington, KY Pitman Creek, Somerset, KY
2000/--/-- 58 - Animals cloned
2000/--/-- 58 - China emerges as economic giant
2000/--/-- 58 - Oceans warming and rising
2000/--/-- 58 - US television increasingly morbid
2000/04/01 58 - According to the census, the nation's population numbers more than 280 million.
2000/10/-- 59 - World Series NL NEW YORK (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
2000/10/14 59 *** Booher, Georgia Belle [Great Aunt] - Died Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Lima, Allen, Ohio
2000/11/07 59 - No clear winner is declared in the close presidential election contest between Vice President Al Gore and Texas governor George W. Bush.
2000/12/12 59 - More than a month after the presidential election, the U.S. Supreme Court rules against a manual recount of ballots in certain Florida counties, which it
contends would violate the Constitution's equal protection and due process guarantees. The decision provokes enormous controversy, with critics maintaining
that the court has in effect determined the outcome of the election.
2000/12/13 59 - Bush formally accepts the presidency, having won a slim majority in the electoral college but not a majority of the popular vote.
2001/--/-- 59 - 9/11 terror attack alerts America
2001/--/-- 59 - George W. Bush (Republican) becomes president of the United States
2001/--/-- 59 - Taliban removed
2001/01/20 59 - George W. Bush is inaugurated as the 43rd president.
2001/09/11 60 - Two hijacked jetliners ram twin towers of World Trade Center in worst terrorist attack against U.S.; a third hijacked plane flies into the Pentagon, a
fourth crashes in rural Pennsylvania. More than 3,000 people die in the attacks.
2001/10/-- 60 - World Series NL ARIZONA (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
2001/10/07 60 - U.S. and Britain launch air attacks against targets in Afghanistan after Taliban government fails to hand over Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden, the
suspected mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks.
2001/12/09 60 - Following air campaign and ground assault by Afghani opposition troops, the Taliban regime topples; however, the hunt for bin Laden and other members of
al-Qaeda terrorist organization continues.
2002/01/29 60 - In his first State of the Union address, President Bush labels Iran, Iraq, and North Korea an "axis of evil" and declares that U.S. will wage war against
states that develop weapons of mass destruction.
2002/10/-- 61 - World Series NL SAN FRANCISCO (3) AL ANAHEIM (4)
2002/11/25 61 - President Bush signs legislation creating a new cabinet department of Homeland Security.
2003/--/-- 61 - Iraq War
2003/--/-- 61 - Mathew Barney finishes "The Cremaster Cycle"
2003/02/01 61 - Space shuttle Columbia explodes upon reentry into Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts on board.
2003/03/19 61 - War waged by the U.S. and Britain against Iraq begins.
2003/05/28 61 - President Bush signs $350 billion tax-cut bill.
2003/10/-- 62 - World Series NL FLORIDA (4) AL NEW YORK (2)
2003/10/10 62 *** Booher, Mable Imogene [1st cousin once removed] - Died Elk Spring Cemetery, Monticello,KY
2003/12/08 62 *** Booher, Robert Morris [1st cousin once removed] - Died Muncie, Delaware, Indiana Muncie, Delaware, Indiana Muncie, Delaware, Indiana
2004/03/19 62 *** Booher, Mary Emily [2nd cousin] & Celle, Carl Victor - Married
2004/06/28 62 - The U.S. returns sovereignty to an interim government in Iraq, but maintains roughly 135,000 troops in the country to fight a growing insurgency.
2004/07/08 62 *** Booher, Leah Vorees [1st cousin once removed] - Died Akron, Summit, Ohio Akron, Summit, Ohio Akron, Ohio
2004/07/20 62 *** Booher, Marvin Pauline [Great Uncle] - Died Huntsville, Madison County, AL Huntsville, Madison County, AL Maple Hill Cemetery, Madison County, AL
2004/08/-- 62 - Four hurricanes devastate Florida and other parts of the southern United States.
2004/10/-- 63 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (0) AL BOSTON (4)
2005/--/-- 63 - The U.S. engagement in Iraq continues amid that country's escalating violence and fragile political stability.
2005/--/-- 63 - US labor squeezed by global forces
2005/08/29 63 - Hurricane Katrina wreaks catastrophic damage on Mississippi and Louisiana; 80% of New Orleans is flooded. All levels of government are criticized for the
delayed and inadequate response to the disaster.
2005/10/-- 64 - World Series NL HOUSTON (0) AL CHICAGO (4)
2006/10/-- 65 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL DETROIT (1)
2006/10/17 65 - The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the population of the United States has reached 300 million.
2007/01/04 65 - California Democrat Nancy Pelosi becomes the first woman Speaker of the House of Representatives.
2007/02/-- 65 *** Booher, Mildred [1st cousin once removed] - Died
2007/03/13 65 - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales admits that the Justice Department made mistakes and exercised poor judgment in firing nine federal prosecutors in late
2007/04/16 65 - Male student kills two in a Virginia Tech dorm. Two hours later, he kills 30 more in a classroom building before committing suicide. The shooting rampage
is the most deadly in U.S. history. Fifteen others are wounded.
2007/07/14 65 *** Booher, David Oscar [1st cousin once removed] - Died Jacksonville FL Jacksonville FL
2007/07/24 65 - The minimum wage in the U.S. increases to $5.85, up from $5.15. It's the first increase in 10 years. The wage will increase 70 cents each year through
2009, when it reaches $7.25 an hour.
2007/08/01 65 - An eight-lane interstate bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that is packed with cars breaks into sections and falls into the river, killing 13 people.
2007/08/08 65 *** Huddleston, Billy Gene [2nd cousin] - Died bedfast home Park City, KY bedfast home Park City, KY
2007/08/27 65 - The White House announces that Alberto Gonzales, the beleaguered attorney general, has submitted his resignation to President Bush.
2007/09/02 66 *** Booher, David Larr [1st cousin once removed] - Died malignant kidney tumor malignant kidney tumor
2007/09/10 66 - In highly anticipated testimony, Gen. David Petraeus tells members of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services committees that the U.S. military needs
more time to meet its goals in Iraq. Petraeus rejects suggestions that the U.S. shift from a counterinsurgency operation to training Iraqi forces and
fighting terrorists. Instead, he says the U.S. must continue all three missions.
2007/10/-- 66 - World Series NL COLORADO (0) AL BOSTON (4)
2008/06/03 66 - After months of campaigning and primary races, Barack Obama and John McCain are finally chosen as the presidential nominees for the Democratic and
Republican parties, respectively.
2008/09/-- 66 - After months of unraveling, the economy finally comes crashing down in 2008, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbling 4.4% in one day, Lehman
Brothers filing for bankruptcy, and Bush putting mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under government conservatorship.
2008/11/04 67 - Democrats perform well across the board in the November elections. Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President, with 52.8% of
the vote. In Congress, Democrats retain majorities in both the House and the Senate, with 57 Senators and 178 Representatives.
2009/01/20 67 - Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44rd president of the United States.

In 1941 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Bicycle
          Train
          Car & Bus
          Diesel ship
          Propeller airplane
          Helicopter
By 2014 Transportation was by:
          Jet
          nuclear ship
          Space travel
in addition.

In 1941 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
          Post Office
          Telegraph
          Telephone
By 2014 Communications was by:
          FAX
          E-Mail
          IM, text message
          Facebook, Twitter
in addition.
By 2014 Communications by:
          Telegraph
had been discontinued.

In 1941 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood
          Gas
          Refrigeration
By 2014 Food Preparation was by:
          Electric
          Dish washer
          Garbage Disposal
in addition.
By 2014 Food Preparation by:
          Wood
had been discontinued.

In 1941 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1941 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1941 War Making was by:
          gun
          Artillery
          Machine guns
          tank
          Submarine
          Iron Clad ships
          TNT
          Mines
          Chemical agents
          Aeroplane
          Missiles
By 2014 War Making was by:
          Assault rifle
          Biological agents
          Helicopter
          Atomic Bomb
          Satellites
          Drones
in addition.

In 1941 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass
          Radio Signals
          Radar
By 2014 Navigation was by:
          Global Positioning
in addition.

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 06-28-2014 10:04:54


Index

Family and Social Relations

of Booher, William Eugene 1941/09/02

Index

Last revised 06/28/14.