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Old 07-01-2016, 12:52 PM   #151
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July 1 (continued)

Births

1804 – George Sand; 1807 – Thomas Green Clemson (Clemson University); 1899 – Charles Laughton; 1902 – William Wyler; 1906 – Estιe Lauder; 1915 – Willie Dixon; 1925 – Farley Granger; 1928 - Bobby Day ("Rockin' Robin"); 1931 – Leslie Caron; 1934 – Jamie Farr, Sydney Pollack; 1935 – James Cotton; 1939 – Karen Black, Delaney Bramlett (Delaney & Bonnie); 1941 – Twyla Tharp; 1942 – Geneviθve Bujold, Andraι Crouch; 1945 – Debbie Harry; 1949 – John Farnham; 1950 – David Duke (racist); 1951 – Fred Schneider (The B-52s), Victor Willis (lead singer Village People); 1952 – Dan Aykroyd; 1954 – Keith Whitley (singer/song writer); 1960 - Evelyn Champagne King; 1961 – Carl Lewis, Diana, Princess of Wales; 1962 – Andre Braugher; 1967 – Pamela Anderson; 1971 – Missy Elliott; 1972 – Claire Forlani; 1977 – Liv Tyler ('Arwen' in "TLOTR: TFOTR")

Deaths

1860 – Charles Goodyear; 1884 – Allan Pinkerton; 1896 – Harriet Beecher Stowe; 1925 – Erik Satie; 1950 – Eliel Saarinen (architect); 1965 – Robert Ruark; 1974 – Juan Perσn; 1983 – Buckminster Fuller; 1991 – Michael Landon; 1995 – Wolfman Jack; 1996 – Margaux Hemingway; 1997 – Robert Mitchum; 1999 – Forrest Mars Sr.; 2000 – Walter Matthau; 2004 – Marlon Brando; 2005 – Luther Vandross; 2009 – Karl Malden; 2010 – Arnold Friberg
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Old 07-02-2016, 10:49 AM   #152
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July 2

1698 – Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine.

1776 – The Continental Congress adopts the Lee Resolution severing ties with the Kingdom of Great Britain although the wording of the formal Declaration of Independence is not approved until July 4.

1839 – Twenty miles off the coast of Cuba, 53 rebelling African slaves led by Joseph Cinquι take over the slave ship La Amistad.

1853 – The Russian Army crossed the Pruth river into the Danubian Principalities, Moldavia and Wallachia, providing the spark that set off the Crimean War.

1881 – Charles J. Guiteau shoots and fatally wounds U.S. President James Garfield, who eventually dies from an infection on September 19.

1897 – British-Italian engineer Guglielmo Marconi obtains a patent for radio in London.

1937 – Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan are last heard from over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first equatorial round-the-world flight.

1956 - Elvis Presley recorded 'Hound Dog' at RCA Studios, New York. Take 31 being the version they released. This was the first time The Jordanaires worked with Presley. The single sold over 10 million copies globally, became his best-selling song and topped the pop chart for 11 weeks, a record that stood for 36 years.

1962 – The first Wal-Mart store opens for business in Rogers, Arkansas.

Jimi Hendrix was honourably discharged from the 101st Airborne Paratroopers (Screaming Eagles), after breaking his ankle during his 26th and final parachute jump.

1964 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 meant to prohibit segregation in public places.

1969, Bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell quit The Jimi Hendrix Experience after completing the three-day Denver Pop Festival.

1971 - Queen appeared at Surrey College, England. This was the group's first gig with the line-up of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon.

2001 – The AbioCor self-contained artificial heart is first implanted.

2002 – Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world nonstop in a balloon.

Births

1492 – Elizabeth Tudor; 1877 – Hermann Hesse; 1904 – Renι Lacoste; 1908 – Thurgood Marshall; 1916 – Ken Curtis; 1922 – Pierre Cardin; 1925 – Medgar Evers; 1927 – Brock Peters; 1929 – Imelda Marcos; 1932 – Dave Thomas (Wendy's); 1937 – Polly Holliday, Richard Petty; 1939 – John H. Sununu, Paul Williams; 1942 – Vicente Fox; 1946 – Ron Silver; 1947 – Larry David; 1948 – Gene McFadden (McFadden & Whitehead); 1956 – Jerry Hall; 1957 – Bret Hart; 1964 – Doug Benson, Jose Canseco, Ozzie Canseco; 1979 – Sam Hornish Jr.; 1985 - Ashley Tisdale; 1986 – Lindsay Lohan; 1990 – Margot Robbie

Deaths

1566 – Nostradamus; 1961 – Ernest Hemingway; 1964 – Fireball Roberts; 1973 – Betty Grable; 1977 – Vladimir Nabokov; 1991 – Lee Remick; 1993 – Fred Gwynne; 1999 – Mario Puzo; 2007 – Beverly Sills
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July 3

1035 – William the Conqueror becomes the Duke of Normandy, reigns until 1087.

1608 – Quιbec City is founded by Samuel de Champlain.

1754 – French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French forces.

1775 – American Revolutionary War: George Washington takes command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1844 – The last pair of great auks is killed.

1852 – Congress establishes the United States' 2nd mint in San Francisco.

1863 – American Civil War: The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg culminates with Pickett's Charge.

1884 – Dow Jones & Company publishes its first stock average.

1886 – Karl Benz officially unveils the Benz Patent-Motorwagen, the first purpose-built automobile.

1890 – Idaho is admitted as the 43rd U.S. state.

1913 – Confederate veterans at the Great Reunion of 1913 reenact Pickett's Charge; upon reaching the high-water mark of the Confederacy they are met by the outstretched hands of friendship from Union survivors.

1938 – World speed record for a steam locomotive is set in England, by the Mallard, which reaches a speed of 125.88 miles per hour (202.58 km/h).

United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.

1968 - At an impromptu gathering at Joni Mitchell's house in Lookout Mountain, Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash played together for the very first time.

1969 – Space Race: The biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad.

1969 - Brian Jones drowned while under the influence of drugs and alcohol after taking a midnight swim in his pool, aged 27. His body was found at the bottom of the pool by his Swedish girlfriend Anna Wohlin. The coroner's report stated "Death by misadventure", and noted his liver and heart were heavily enlarged by drug and alcohol abuse.

1971 - American singer, songwriter and poet, Jim Morrison of The Doors was found dead in a bathtub in Paris, France, the cause of death was given as a heart attack.

1972 - Blues singer, guitarist Mississippi Fred McDowell died of cancer aged 68. He coached Bonnie Raitt on slide guitar technique.

1975 - Lead singer from Three Dog Night Chuck Negron was arrested at his Louisville hotel room on the opening night of the bands tour and charged with possession of cocaine.

1988 – United States Navy warship USS Vincennes shoots down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard.

1996 – The Stone of Scone is returned to Scotland.

Births

1866 – Albert Gottschalk; 1883 – Franz Kafka; 1893 – Mississippi John Hurt; 1909 – Stavros Niarchos; 1930 – Pete Fountain; 1930 – Tommy Tedesco (The Wrecking Crew); 1935 – Harrison Schmitt; 1940 – Lamar Alexander; 1941 – Gloria Allred; 1943 – Kurtwood Smith; 1946 – Johnny Lee; 1947 – Dave Barry; 1948 – Paul Barrere (Little Feat); 1956 – Montel Williams; 1957 – Laura Branigan; 1959 – Stephen Pearcy (Ratt); 1962 – Tom Cruise, Thomas Gibson ('Agent Hotchner' on "Criminal Minds"), Hunter Tylo; 1964 – Yeardley Smith (voice of 'Lisa Simpson' on "The Simpsons); 1965 – Connie Nielsen; 1971 – Julian Assange; 1973 – Patrick Wilson; 1976 – Wanderlei Silva (MMA fighter); 1980 – Olivia Munn

Deaths

1863 – George Hull Ward, Little Crow; 1935 – Andrι Citroλn (founded the Citroλn Company); 1937 – Jacob Schick (invented the electric razor); 1965 – Trigger (Roy Rogers' horse); 1969 – Brian Jones; 1971 – Jim Morrison; 1981 – Ross Martin ("Wild, Wild West"); 1986 – Rudy Vallιe; 1989 – Jim Backus; 2001 – Johnny Russell; 2007 – Boots Randolph; 2012 – Andy Griffith, Hollie Stevens (porn actress)
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Old 07-04-2016, 01:12 PM   #154
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July 4

Today is Independence Day in the United States of America.

At 4:24 p.m. today, the Earth will be at it's farthest point from the Sun, known as aphelion of the Earth.

There are 180 days remaining in 2016.

1054 – A supernova, SN 1054, is seen by Chinese Song dynasty, Arab, and possibly Amerindian observers near the star Zeta Tauri. For several months it remains bright enough to be seen during the day. Its remnants form the Crab Nebula.

1744 – The Treaty of Lancaster, in which the Iroquois cedes lands between the Allegheny Mountains and the Ohio River to the British colonies, was signed in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

1776 – American Revolution: The United States Declaration of Independence is adopted by the Second Continental Congress.

1802 – The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York opens.

1803 – The Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people.

1817 – In Rome, New York, construction on the Erie Canal begins.

1826 – Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, dies the same day as John Adams, second president of the United States, on the fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the United States Declaration of Independence.

1831 – Samuel Francis Smith writes "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" for the Boston, Massachusetts July 4 festivities.

1837 – Grand Junction Railway, the world's first long-distance railway, opens between Birmingham and Liverpool.

1855 – In Brooklyn, New York City, the first edition of Walt Whitman's book of poems, Leaves of Grass, is published.

1862 – Lewis Carroll tells Alice Liddell a story that would grow into Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequels.

1863 – American Civil War: Siege of Vicksburg: Vicksburg, Mississippi surrenders to Ulysses S. Grant after 47 days of siege. One hundred fifty miles up the Mississippi River, a Confederate Army is repulsed at the Battle of Helena, in Arkansas.

American Civil War: The Army of Northern Virginia withdraws from the battlefield after losing the Battle of Gettysburg, signalling an end to the Southern invasion of the North.

1881 – In Alabama, the Tuskegee Institute opens.

1886 – The people of France offer the Statue of Liberty to the people of the United States.

1892 – Western Samoa changes the International Date Line. Monday, July 4 occurs twice, resulting in a year with 367 days.

1910 – African-American boxer Jack Johnson knocks out white boxer Jim Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking race riots across the United States.

1911 – A massive heat wave strikes the northeastern United States, killing 380 people in eleven days and breaking temperature records in several cities.

1918 – Bolsheviks kill Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family (Julian calendar date).

1927 – First flight of the Lockheed Vega.

1939 – Lou Gehrig, recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, informs a crowd at Yankee Stadium that he considers himself "The luckiest man on the face of the earth", then announces his retirement from major league baseball.

1943 – World War II: The Battle of Kursk, the largest full-scale battle in history and the world's largest tank battle, begins in Prokhorovka village.

1950 – Radio Free Europe first broadcasts.

1974 - Despite the fact that they have the No.4 song in the US with 'Rikki Don't Lose That Number' and a current Platinum album with 'Pretzel Logic', Steely Dan's Walter Becker and Donald Fagan play their final gig together in Santa Monica, California. They will not tour again for the next eighteen years.

1976 - The Clash made their live debut supporting the Sex Pistols at the Black Swan, Sheffield, England.

1984 -- Richard Petty wins his 200th and final NASCAR Winston cup race.

2000 - A man fell 80 feet to his death during a Metallica concert at Raven Stadium, Baltimore.

2002 - Tony Bennett had to abandon a show at London's Royal Albert Hall after a fire broke out in the building. The audience were evacuated after smoke began to fill the hall.

2004 – The cornerstone of the Freedom Tower is laid on the World Trade Center site in New York City.

2007 - Former laboratory worker Devon Townsend admitted to a court in Albuquerque, New Mexico of stalking Chester Bennington lead singer with Linkin Park. Townsend used US government computers to obtain his personal information, accessing Bennington's e-mail account and mobile phone voicemail. The court was told how she travelled to Arizona solely for the purpose of trying to see the singer and monitored his voicemails as a means of trying to locate where he might be eating.

2009 – The Statue of Liberty's crown reopens to the public after eight years of closure due to security concerns following the September 11 attacks.

Births

1804 – Nathaniel Hawthorne; 1816 – Hiram Walker (founded Canadian club whiskey); 1826 – Stephen Foster; 1847 – James Anthony Bailey (co-founded Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus); 1854 – Bill Tilghman (city marshal Dodge City, Kansas); 1872 – Calvin Coolidge; 1882 – Louis B. Mayer; 1883 – Rube Goldberg; 1902 – Meyer Lansky; 1911 – Mitch Miller; 1918 – Pauline Phillips (created Dear Abby); 1920 – Leona Helmsley (The Queen of Mean); 1924 – Eva Marie Saint; 1927 – Gina Lollobrigida, Neil Simon; 1929 – Al Davis; 1930 – George Steinbrenner; 1931 – Stephen Boyd; 1938 – Bill Withers; 1943 – Geraldo Rivera, Alan Wilson; 1946 – Ron Kovic (subject "Born On The Fourth Of July"), Michael Milken; 1952 – John Waite; 1962 – Pam Shriver; 1963 – Michael Sweet; 1964 – Mark Slaughter; 1971 – Koko (gorilla)

Deaths

1826 – John Adams (POTUS), Thomas Jefferson (POTUS); 1831 – James Monroe (POTUS); 1891 – Hannibal Hamlin (VPOTUS); 1934 – Marie Curie; 1991 – Art Sansom (created The Born Loser comic strip); 1995 – Eva Gabor, Bob Ross; 1997 – Charles Kuralt; 2003 – Barry White; 2008 – Jesse Helms (and there was much rejoicing)
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July 5

1687 – Isaac Newton publishes Philosophiζ Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

1775 – The Second Continental Congress adopts the Olive Branch Petition.

1915 – The Liberty Bell leaves Philadelphia by special train on its way to the Panama–Pacific International Exposition. This is the last trip outside Philadelphia that the custodians of the bell intend to permit.

1935 – The National Labor Relations Act, which governs labor relations in the United States, is signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

1937 – Spam, the luncheon meat, is introduced into the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation.

1943 – World War II: An Allied invasion fleet sails for Sicily (Operation Husky).

German forces begin a massive offensive against the Soviet Union at the Battle of Kursk, also known as Operation Citadel.

1945 – World War II: The liberation of the Philippines is declared.

1946 – The bikini goes on sale after debuting during an outdoor fashion show at the Molitor Pool in Paris, France. (And there was much rejoicing.)

1948 – National Health Service Acts create the national public health system in the United Kingdom.

1950 – Zionism: The Knesset passes the Law of Return which grants all Jews the right to immigrate to Israel.

1954 – The BBC broadcasts its first television news bulletin.

1954 – Elvis Presley records his first single, "That's All Right," at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee.

1965 - Marty Balin and Paul Kantner formed a Folk-Rock group that would evolve into the Jefferson Airplane, the premier San Francisco psychedelic band of the late '60s. The Airplane made its debut the following month at a Haight-Ashbury club, and was signed to RCA later in the year.

1971 – Right to vote: The Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 years, is formally certified by President Richard Nixon.

1973 – A boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion (BLEVE) in Kingman, Arizona, following a fire that broke out as propane was being transferred from a railroad car to a storage tank, kills eleven firefighters.

1975 – Arthur Ashe becomes the first black man to win the Wimbledon singles title.

1978 - The manufacturing of Some Girls the new album by The Rolling Stones was halted at EMI's pressing plant after complaints from celebrities, including Lucille Ball, who were featured in mock advertisements on the album sleeve.

1980 – Swedish tennis player Bjφrn Borg wins his fifth Wimbledon final and becomes the first male tennis player to win the championships five times in a row (1976–1980).

1989 – Iran–Contra affair: Oliver North is sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gerhard A. Gesell to a three-year suspended prison term, two years probation, $150,000 in fines and 1,200 hours community service. His convictions are later overturned.

1995 - More than 100 Grateful Dead fans were hurt when a wooden deck collapsed at a campground lodge in Wentzville, Missouri. Hundreds of people were on or under the deck sheltering from heavy rain. More than 4,000 Deadheads were staying at the campground while attending Grateful Dead concerts in the St. Louis suburb.

1996 – Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.

2000 - Cub Koda (Michael "Cub" Koda), founder member of Brownsville Station died of complications from kidney failure. Wrote the 2 million selling 1974 hit 'Smokin' In The Boys Room', (which Motley Crue covered). He took his nickname from Cubby on television's Mickey Mouse Club.

2009 – The largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered, consisting of more than 1,500 items, is found near the village of Hammerwich, in Staffordshire, England.

2012 – The Shard in London is inaugurated as the tallest building in Europe, with a height of 310 metres (1,020 ft).

2016 – NASA's Juno spacecraft enters orbit of Jupiter.

Births

1586 – Thomas Hooker; 1801 – David Farragut; 1810 – P. T. Barnum; 1902 – Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.; 1904 – Milburn Stone ('Doc Adams' on "Gunsmoke"); 1911 – Georges Pompidou; 1928 – Warren Oates; 1929 – Katherine Helmond; 1943 – Robbie Robertson; 1948 – William Hootkins, Cassie Gaines (back-up singer Lynyrd Skynyrd); 1950 – Huey Lewis, Michael Monarch; 1951 – Goose Gossage; 1954 – Jimmy Crespo (Aerosmith); 1958 – Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes); 1959 – Marc Cohn; 1960 – Pruitt Taylor Vince (turned nystagmus into a career); 1963 – Edie Falco

Deaths

1819 – William Cornwallis; 1920 – Max Klinger; 2001 – Ernie K-Doe; 2002 – Ted Williams; 2006 – Kenneth Lay
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July 6

Today is Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan.

The Festival of San Fermνn (including The Running Of The Bulls) begins today in Pamplona, Spain.

1189 – Richard I "The Lionheart" accedes to the English throne.

1483 – Richard III is crowned King of England.

1484 – Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cγo finds the mouth of the Congo River.

1777 – American Revolutionary War: Siege of Fort Ticonderoga: After a bombardment by British artillery under General John Burgoyne, American forces retreat from Fort Ticonderoga, New York.

1854 – In Jackson, Michigan, the first convention of the United States Republican Party is held.

1865 – The first issue of The Nation magazine is published.

1885 – Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies on Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.

1892 – Three thousand eight hundred striking steelworkers engage in a day-long battle with Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike, leaving ten dead and dozens wounded.

1917 – World War I: Arabian troops led by T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") and Auda ibu Tayi capture Aqaba from the Ottoman Empire during the Arab Revolt.

1940 – Story Bridge, a major landmark in Brisbane, as well as Australia's longest cantilever bridge is formally opened.

1942 – Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the "Secret Annexe" above her father's office in an Amsterdam warehouse.

1944 – Jackie Robinson refuses to move to the back of a bus, leading to a court-martial.

1947 – The AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union.

1957 – Althea Gibson wins the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so.

John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the first time, as teenagers at Woolton Fete, three years before forming the Beatles.

1988 – The Piper Alpha drilling platform in the North Sea is destroyed by explosions and fires. One hundred sixty-seven oil workers are killed, making it the world's worst offshore oil disaster in terms of direct loss of life.

1990 – Electronic Frontier Foundation is founded.

1995 – In the Bosnian War, under the command of General Ratko Mladić, Serbia begins its attack on the Bosnian town of Srebrenica, and kills more than 8000 Bosniaks, in what then- UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali called "the worst crime on European soil since the Second World War".

1999 – U.S. Army private Barry Winchell dies from baseball-bat injuries inflicted on him in his sleep the previous day by a fellow soldier, Calvin Glover, for his relationship with transgender showgirl and former Navy Corpsman Calpernia Addams.

2003 – The 70-metre Yevpatoria Planetary Radar sends a METI message (Cosmic Call 2) to five stars: Hip 4872, HD 245409, 55 Cancri (HD 75732), HD 10307 and 47 Ursae Majoris (HD 95128). The messages will arrive to these stars in 2036, 2040, 2044, and 2049, respectively.

2013 – A Boeing 777 operating as Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashes at San Francisco International Airport, killing three and injuring 181 of the 307 people on board.

A 73-car oil train derails in the town of Lac-Mιgantic, Quebec and explodes into flames, killing at least 47 people and destroying more than 30 buildings in the town's central area.

Births

1747 – John Paul Jones (no, not Led Zep's bass player, there was another one); 1887 – Marc Chagall; 1907 – Frida Kahlo, George Stanley (designed the flag of Canada); 1914 – Vince McMahon, Sr.; 1918 – Sebastian Cabot ('Mr. French' in "Family Affair"); 1921 – Nancy Reagan; 1922 – William Schallert; 1925 – Merv Griffin, Bill Haley; 1927 – Janet Leigh, Pat Paulsen; 1931 – Della Reese; 1936 – Dave Allen; 1937 – Ned Beatty, Gene Chandler (The Duke Of Earl); 1940 – Jeannie Seely; 1945 – Burt Ward ('Robin The Boy Wonder'); 1946 – George W. Bush, Fred Dryer, Sylvester Stallone; 1951 – Geoffrey Rush; 1954 – Allyce Beasley (receptionist on "Moonlighting"); 1966 – Brian Posehn; 1975 – Curtis Jackson (50 Cent); 1978 – Tamera & Tia Mowry; 1979 – Kevin Hart; 1980 – Eva Green; 1982 – Misty Upham

Deaths

893 – Guy de Maupassant; 1962 – William Faulkner; 1971 – Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong; 1973 – Otto Klemperer; 1998 – Roy Rogers (real name Leonard Slye); 1999 – Barry Winchell; 2002 – John Frankenheimer; 2003 – Buddy Ebsen; 2005 – Ed McBain; 2007 – Kathleen E. Woodiwiss; 2009 – Robert McNamara; 2015 – Jerry Weintraub
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Today the Japanese celebrate Tanabata, The Star Festival.

1456 – A retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death.

1534 – Jacques Cartier makes his first contact with aboriginal peoples in what is now Canada.

1798 – As a result of the XYZ Affair, the U.S. Congress rescinds the Treaty of Alliance with France sparking the "Quasi-War".

1846 – American troops occupy Monterey and Yerba Buena, thus beginning the conquest of California.

1863 – The United States begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300.

1865 – Four conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are hanged.

1898 – U.S. President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States.

1907 – Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. staged his first Follies on the roof of the New York Theater in New York City.

1928 – Sliced bread is sold for the first time (on the inventor's 48th birthday) by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri. (Grandmadigr is, literally, older than sliced bread)

1930 – Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser begins construction of Boulder Dam (now known as Hoover Dam).

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, dies.

1944 – World War II: Largest Banzai charge of the Pacific War at the Battle of Saipan.

1947 – The Roswell incident, the (supposed) crash of an alien spaceship near Roswell in New Mexico.

1952 – The ocean liner SS United States passes Bishop Rock on her maiden voyage, breaking the transatlantic speed record to become the fastest passenger ship in the world.

1958 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Alaska Statehood Act into law.

1980 - Led Zeppelin played their last-ever concert when they appeared at Eissporthalle, West Berlin at the end of a European tour. They finished the show with a 17-minute version of 'Whole Lotta Love'.

1981 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan appoints Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States.

1983 – Cold War: Ten year old Samantha Smith, a U.S. schoolgirl, flies to the Soviet Union at the invitation of Secretary General Yuri Andropov.

1989 - It was announced, that for the first time, compact discs were out selling vinyl albums.

2005 – A series of four explosions occurs on London's transport system killing 56 people, including four suicide bombers, and injuring over 700 others.

2006 - Syd Barrett, founding member of Pink Floyd, died from complications arising from diabetes, aged 60.

2015, Climate scientists from five leading universities found that 163 of Bob Dylan's 542 songs reference the climate – almost a third – making him the musician most likely to mention the weather in his lyrics. The Beatles came in at number two, mentioning the weather in 48 of the 308 songs they wrote.

Births

1860 – Gustav Mahler; 1891 – Virginia Rappe; 1899 – George Cukor; 1906 – Satchel Paige; 1907 – Robert A. Heinlein; 1913 – Pinetop Perkins; 1919 – Jon Pertwee (3rd Dr. Who); 1924 – Mary Ford; 1927 – Charlie Louvin, Doc Severinsen; 1931 – David Eddings; 1940 – Ringo Starr; 1943 – Joel Siegel; 1947 - David Hodo (the construction worker in The Village People); 1949 – Shelley Duvall; 1959 – Billy Campbell; 1966 – Jim Gaffigan; 1968 – Jorja Fox; 1972 – Kirsten Vangsness; 1989 – Landon Cassill (NASCAR driver)

Deaths

1647 – Thomas Hooker; 1890 – Henri Nestlι; 1930 – Arthur Conan Doyle; 1971 – Ub Iwerks (co-created Mickey Mouse); 1973 – Veronica Lake; 1975 – Ruffian (race horse); 1990 – Bill Cullen; 1993 – Mia Zapata (The Gits); 1994 – Cameron Mitchell; 2006 – Syd Barrett; 2014 – Dick Jones (voice of Pinocchio), Eduard Shevardnadze
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1497 – Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India.

1760 – British forces defeat French forces in the last naval battle in New France.

1776 – Church bells (possibly including the Liberty Bell) are rung after John Nixon delivers the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence of the United States.

1822 – Chippewas turn over a huge tract of land in Ontario to the United Kingdom.

1898 – The death of crime boss Soapy Smith, killed in the Shootout on Juneau Wharf, releases Skagway, Alaska from his iron grip.

1932 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its lowest level of the Great Depression, closing at 41.22.

1947 – Reports are broadcast that a UFO crash landed in Roswell, New Mexico in what became known as the Roswell UFO incident.

1954 - Producer Sam Phillips took an acetate recording of Elvis Presley singing 'That's All Right' to Memphis radio station WHBQ DJ Dewey Phillips. He played the song just after 9.30 that evening, the phone lines lit up asking the DJ to play the song again.

1958 - The first Gold record album presented by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) was awarded to the soundtrack LP, 'Oklahoma!'.

1960 – Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union.

1967 - The Monkees began a 29-date tour with The Jimi Hendrix Experience as support act. Hendrix was dropped after six shows after being told his act was not suitable for their teenybopper audience.

1968 – The Chrysler wildcat strike begins in Detroit, Michigan.

1969, Marianne Faithfull collapsed on the set of 'Ned Kelly' after taking a drug overdose. She was admitted to a Sydney Hospital, (she was later dropped from the movie).

1970 – Richard Nixon delivers a special congressional message enunciating Native American self-determination as official US Indian policy, leading to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975.

1982 – Assassination attempt against Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in Dujail. (Missed it, by that much.)

1994 – Kim Jong-il begins to assume supreme leadership of North Korea upon the death of his father, Kim Il-sung.

2011 – Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission (STS-135) of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.

Births

1831 – John Pemberton (invented Coca-Cola); 1838 – Eli Lilly; 1838 – Ferdinand von Zeppelin; 1839 – John D. Rockefeller (founded Standard Oil Company); 1885 – Hugo Boss; 1907 – George W. Romney (invented Mitt); 1908 – Louis Jordan (not Jourdan), Nelson Rockefeller; 1914 – Billy Eckstine; 1918 – Craig Stevens ("Peter Gunn"); 1930 – Jerry Vale; 1934 – Marty Feldman; 1935 – Steve Lawrence; 1944 - Jaimoe Johanson (Allman Bros Band); 1947 – Kim Darby ('Mattie Ross' in "True Grit"); 1948 – Raffi; 1949 – Wolfgang Puck; 1951 – Anjelica Huston; 1952 – Jack Lambert; 1957 – Carlos Cavazo (Quiet Riot, Ratt); 1958 – Kevin Bacon; 1961 – Toby Keith; 1962 – Joan Osborne; 1968 – Billy Crudup, Michael Weatherly ('Very Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo' on "NCIS"); 1970 – Beck; 1977 – Milo Ventimiglia

Deaths

1695 – Christiaan Huygens; 1822 – Percy Bysshe Shelley; 1988 – Ray Barbuti; 1990 – Howard Duff; 1991 – James Franciscus; 1994 – Kim Il-sung; 1994 – Dick Sargent; 1999 – Pete Conrad (3rd man to walk on the moon (supposedly)); 2006 – June Allyson; 2011 – Betty Ford; 2012 – Ernest Borgnine; 2015 – Ken 'The Snake' Stabler
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July 9

869 – A magnitude 8.6 Ms earthquake and subsequent tsunami strikes the area around Sendai in the northern part of Honshu, Japan.

1755 – The Braddock Expedition is soundly defeated by a smaller French and native American force in its attempt to capture Fort Duquesne in what is now downtown Pittsburgh.

1776 – George Washington orders the Declaration of Independence to be read out to members of the Continental Army in Manhattan, while thousands of British troops on Staten Island prepare for the Battle of Long Island.

1810 – Napoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire.

1850 – U.S. President Zachary Taylor dies after eating raw fruit and iced milk, to be succeeded by Millard Fillmore.

1864 – Franz Muller commits the first known murder on a British train.

1868 – The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing African Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law.

1877 – The inaugural Wimbledon Championships begins.

1903 – Future Soviet leader Joseph Stalin is exiled to Siberia for three years.

1918 – In Nashville, Tennessee, an inbound local train collides with an outbound express, killing 101 and injuring 171 people, making it the deadliest rail accident in United States history.

1943 – The Allied invasion of Sicily soon causes the downfall of Mussolini and forces Hitler to break off the Battle of Kursk.

1958 – A 7.8 Mw strike-slip earthquake in Alaska causes a landslide that produces a megatsunami. The runup from the waves reached 525 m (1,722 ft) on the rim of Lituya Bay. Due to the remote location, only five people were killed.

Johnny Cash signed with Columbia Records, where he would remain for the next 30 years releasing over 60 albums.

1962 - Bob Dylan recorded 'Blowin' In the Wind' at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City during an afternoon session.

1971, David Bowie started recording sessions at Trident Studios in London, for what would become the concept album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. The character of Ziggy was initially inspired by British rock 'n' roll singer Vince Taylor, whom Bowie met after Taylor had had a breakdown and believed himself to be a cross between a god and an alien.

1972 – The Troubles: In Belfast, British Army snipers shoot five civilians dead in the Springhill Massacre.

Paul McCartney and Wings played their very first show in the small French town of Chateauvillon. The band included Denny Laine, Denny Seiwell, Henry McCullough and Paul's wife, Linda. It was McCartney's first time on the road since The Beatles quit touring in 1966. The band travelled on a double decker London bus with a psychedelic interior.

1977 - Elvis Costello quit his day job at Elizabeth Arden Cosmetics to become a full time musician.

1981 – Donkey Kong, a video game created by Nintendo, is released. The game marks the debut of Nintendo's future mascot, Mario.

1995 - The Grateful Dead gave their last concert with leader Jerry Garcia at Chicago's Soldier Field. Jerry would die of a heart attack a month later while in drug rehab.

Births

1819 – Elias Howe (invented the sewing machine); 1907 – Eddie Dean; 1927 – Ed Ames; 1928 – Vince Edwards ("Ben Casey"); 1929 – Jesse McReynolds (Jim & Jesse); 1932 – Donald Rumsfeld; 1934 – Michael Graves; 1938 – Brian Dennehy; 1942 – Richard Roundtree (he's a bad mothershutyomouth); 1945 – Dean Koontz; 1946 – Bon Scott; 1947 – Mitch Mitchell, O. J. Simpson; 1951 – Chris Cooper; 1952 – John Tesh; 1954 – Kevin O'Leary ("Shark Tank")1955 – Lindsey Graham, Jimmy Smits; 1956 – Tom Hanks; 1957 – Marc Almond, Tim Kring, Kelly McGillis, Paul Merton; 1964 – Courtney Love; 1965 – Frank Bello (Anthrax, Helmet); 1966 – Pamela Adlon ("Californication"); 1975 – Jack White; 1976 – Fred Savage

Deaths

1228 – Stephen Langton; 1850 – Zachary Taylor; 1932 – King Camp Gillette (the razor guy); 1974 – Earl Warren; 1985 – Jimmy Kinnon (founded Narcotics Anonymous); 1992 – Eric Sevareid; 1996 – Melvin Belli; 2002 – Rod Steiger; 2004 – Isabel Sanford; 2005 – Kevin Hagen (Dr. on "Little House on the Prairie"); 2006 – Milan Williams (Commodores); 2011 – Wόrzel (Motorhead); 2013 – Toshi Seeger (wife to Pete Seeger); 2014 – Eileen Ford (Ford Modeling Agency), John Spinks (The Outfield); 2015 – Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
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Today, followers of Meher Baba observe Silence Day, maintaining verbal silence for 24 hours.

138 – Emperor Hadrian dies of heart failure at Baiae; he is buried at Rome in the Tomb of Hadrian beside his late wife, Vibia Sabina.

988 – The Norse King Glϊniairn recognizes Mαel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, High King of Ireland, and agrees to pay taxes and accept Brehon Law; the event is considered to be the founding of the city of Dublin.

1212 – The most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground.

1499 – The Portuguese explorer Nicolau Coelho returns to Lisbon after discovering the sea route to India as a companion of Vasco da Gama.

1553 – Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England.

1789 – Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta.

1821 – The United States takes possession of its newly bought territory, Florida, from Spain.

1850 – U.S. President Millard Fillmore is sworn in, a day after becoming President upon Zachary Taylor's death.

1882 – War of the Pacific: Chile suffers its last military defeat in the Battle of La Concepciσn when a garrison of 77 men is annihilated by a 1,300-strong Peruvian force, many of them armed with spears.

1890 – Wyoming is admitted as the 44th U.S. state.

1913 – The temperature in Death Valley, California, hits 134° F (57° C), the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth.

1925 – Meher Baba begins his silence of 44 years. His followers observe Silence Day on this date in commemoration.

Scopes Trial: In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called "Monkey Trial" begins of John T. Scopes, a young high school science teacher accused of teaching evolution in violation of the Butler Act.

1938 – Howard Hughes sets a new record by completing a 91-hour airplane flight around the world.

1950 - The US music show Your Hit Parade premiered on NBC-TV.

1962 – Telstar, the world's first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.

1968 - Eric Clapton announced that Cream would break-up after their current tour. The group's third album, Wheels of Fire, was the world's first platinum-selling double album and Cream are widely regarded as being the world's first successful supergroup.

1972 - Harry Nilsson's eighth album, Son of Schmilsson was released. It featured George Harrison under the name George Harrysong and Ringo Starr, listed as Richie Snare, on some of the tracks. Peter Frampton also played guitar on most of the album.

1973 – John Paul Getty III, a grandson of the oil magnate J. Paul Getty, is kidnapped in Rome, Italy.

1976 – The Seveso disaster occurs in Italy.

One American and three British mercenaries are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.

1978 – ABC World News Tonight premieres on ABC.

1984 - Session drummer and former member of Derek and the Dominos, Jim Gordon, was sentenced to 16 years to life in prison after being found guilty of murdering his mother. It was after he was arrested that he was properly diagnosed with schizophrenia and, although at the trial the court accepted that Gordon had acute schizophrenia, he was not allowed to use an insanity defense because of changes to California law.

1985 – The Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland harbour by French DGSE agents, killing Fernando Pereira.

1991 – Boris Yeltsin takes office as the first elected President of Russia.

1992 – In Miami, former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug and racketeering violations.

1997 – In London, scientists report the findings of the DNA analysis of a Neanderthal skeleton which supports the "out of Africa theory" of human evolution, placing an "African Eve" at 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.

1998 – Catholic Church sexual abuse cases: The Diocese of Dallas agrees to pay $23.4 million to nine former altar boys who claimed they were sexually abused by Rudolph Kos, a former priest.

2002 – At a Sotheby's auction, Peter Paul Rubens' painting The Massacre of the Innocents is sold for £49.5 million (US$76.2 million) to Lord Thomson.

2007 – Erden Eruη begins the first solo human-powered circumnavigation of the world.

Births

1830 – Camille Pissarro; 1834 – James Abbott McNeill Whistler; 1839 – Adolphus Busch (co-founded Anheuser-Busch); 1856 – Nikola Tesla; 1871 – Marcel Proust; 1875 – Mary McLeod Bethune; 1897 – Legs Diamond; 1914 – Joe Shuster (co-created Superman); 1917 – Don Herbert (Mr. Wizard); 1920 – David Brinkley; 1921 – Harvey Ball (created the 'Smiley' face), Jeff Donnell, Jake LaMotta, Eunice Kennedy Shriver (co-founded the Special Olympics); 1926 – Fred Gwynne; 1927 – David Dinkins; 1928 – Alejandro de Tomaso; 1931 – Alice Munro; 1939 – Mavis Staples; 1942 – Ronnie James Dio; 1943 – Arthur Ashe; 1945 – Ron Glass; 1947 – Arlo Guthrie; 1949 – Greg Kihn, John Whitehead (McFadden & Whitehead); 1954 – Neil Tennant; 1958 – Bιla Fleck (has the distinction of being Grammy-nominated in more categories than any other musician); 1964 – Urban Meyer; 1965 – Ken Mellons; 1970 – Gary LeVox (Rascal Flatts); 1972 – Sofνa Vergara; 1976 – Elijah Blue Allman (son of Cher & Gregg Allman); 1977 – Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave); 1980 – Adam Petty (son of Richard Petty); 1980 – Jessica Simpson

Deaths

138 – Hadrian; 1851 – Louis Daguerre; 1941 – Jelly Roll Morton; 1987 – John Hammond; 1989 – Mel Blanc; 2015 – Roger Rees, Omar Sharif
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The Cellar ate today's post. Today's yard-long-took-god-damn-near-a-hour-and-a-half-to-make fucking post.

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Today is The Twelfth, in Northern Ireland.

1543 – King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace.

1561 – Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow is consecrated.

1776 – Captain James Cook begins his third voyage.

1789 – In response to the dismissal of the French finance minister Jacques Necker, the radical journalist Camille Desmoulins gives a speech which results in the storming of the Bastille two days later.

1804 – Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies a day after being shot in a duel.

1862 – The Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress.

1962 – The Rolling Stones perform their first concert, at the Marquee Club in London.

1963 – Pauline Reade, who was 16 years old, disappears on her way to a dance at the British Railways Club in Gorton, England, the first victim in the Moors murders.

1973 – A fire destroys the entire sixth floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.

1989 – Lotte World Adventure opened in Seoul, South Korea.

2007 – U.S. Army Apache helicopters perform airstrikes in Baghdad, Iraq; footage from the cockpit is later leaked to the Internet.

2012 - Pollstar magazine announced that former Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters had grossed $158.1 million in concert ticket sales worldwide so far this year with The Wall Live show.

Births

1730 – Josiah Wedgwood (Wedgwood china); 1817 – Henry David Thoreau; 1854 – George Eastman (founded Eastman Kodak); 1880 – Tod Browning; 1884 – Louis B. Mayer (co-founded Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer); 1895 – Buckminster Fuller, Oscar Hammerstein II; 1908 – Milton Berle; 1909 – Joe DeRita ('Curly Joe' (not to be confusede with 'Curly') from The Three Stooges); 1917 – Andrew Wyeth; 1929 – Monte Hellman (directed Two Lane Blacktop); 1933 – Donald E. Westlake; 1934 – Van Cliburn; 1937 – Bill Cosby; 1941 – Benny Parsons; 1943 – Christine McVie; 1948 – Walter Egan("Magnet And Steel"), Richard Simmons; 1949 – Rick Hendrick (NASCAR Team owner); 1950 – Eric Carr; 1951 – Cheryl Ladd; 1951 – Jamey Sheridan; 1952 – Philip Taylor Kramer; 1956 – Mel Harris, Sandi Patty; 1957 – Rick Husband; 1962 – Julio Cιsar Chαvez; 1971 – Kristi Yamaguchi; 1977 – Brock Lesnar

Deaths

1804 – Alexander Hamilton; 1849 – Dolley Madison; 1892 – Alexander Cartwright (invented baseball); 1910 – Charles Rolls (co-founded Rolls-Royce Limited); 1934 – Ole Evinrude (invented the outboard motor); 1935 – Alfred Dreyfus (Dreyfus Affair); 1944 – Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.; 1973 – Lon Chaney, Jr.; 1979 – Minnie Riperton; 1996 – John Chancellor; 1998 – Jimmy Driftwood; 2010 – Harvey Pekar; 2011 – Sherwood Schwartz; 2013 – Amar Bose (founded the Bose Corporation)
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July 12

Today is The Twelfth, in Northern Ireland.

1543 – King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace.

1561 – Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow is consecrated.

1776 – Captain James Cook begins his third voyage.

1789 – In response to the dismissal of the French finance minister Jacques Necker, the radical journalist Camille Desmoulins gives a speech which results in the storming of the Bastille two days later.

1804 – Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies a day after being shot in a duel.

1862 – The Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress.

1962 – The Rolling Stones perform their first concert, at the Marquee Club in London.

1963 – Pauline Reade, who was 16 years old, disappears on her way to a dance at the British Railways Club in Gorton, England, the first victim in the Moors murders.

1973 – A fire destroys the entire sixth floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.

1989 – Lotte World Adventure opened in Seoul, South Korea.

2007 – U.S. Army Apache helicopters perform airstrikes in Baghdad, Iraq; footage from the cockpit is later leaked to the Internet.

2012 - Pollstar magazine announced that former Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters had grossed $158.1 million in concert ticket sales worldwide so far this year with The Wall Live show.

Births

1730 – Josiah Wedgwood (Wedgwood china); 1817 – Henry David Thoreau; 1854 – George Eastman (founded Eastman Kodak); 1880 – Tod Browning; 1884 – Louis B. Mayer (co-founded Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer); 1895 – Buckminster Fuller, Oscar Hammerstein II; 1908 – Milton Berle; 1909 – Joe DeRita ('Curly Joe' (not to be confusede with 'Curly') from The Three Stooges); 1917 – Andrew Wyeth; 1929 – Monte Hellman (directed Two Lane Blacktop); 1933 – Donald E. Westlake; 1934 – Van Cliburn; 1937 – Bill Cosby; 1941 – Benny Parsons; 1943 – Christine McVie; 1948 – Walter Egan("Magnet And Steel"), Richard Simmons; 1949 – Rick Hendrick (NASCAR Team owner); 1950 – Eric Carr; 1951 – Cheryl Ladd; 1951 – Jamey Sheridan; 1952 – Philip Taylor Kramer; 1956 – Mel Harris, Sandi Patty; 1957 – Rick Husband; 1962 – Julio Cιsar Chαvez; 1971 – Kristi Yamaguchi; 1977 – Brock Lesnar

Deaths

1804 – Alexander Hamilton; 1849 – Dolley Madison; 1892 – Alexander Cartwright (invented baseball); 1910 – Charles Rolls (co-founded Rolls-Royce Limited); 1934 – Ole Evinrude (invented the outboard motor); 1935 – Alfred Dreyfus (Dreyfus Affair); 1944 – Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.; 1973 – Lon Chaney, Jr.; 1979 – Minnie Riperton; 1996 – John Chancellor; 1998 – Jimmy Driftwood; 2010 – Harvey Pekar; 2011 – Sherwood Schwartz; 2013 – Amar Bose (founded the Bose Corporation)
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