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Old 05-13-2017, 06:05 PM   #826
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1971 - On his twenty-first birthday Stevie Wonder received all his childhood earnings. Despite having earned $30 million so far, he received only $1 million.
Shit, that's almost a given for juvenile performers. Either family, or agents, or managers, or investment counselors, or lawyers, or record companies, or some combination, have their hand in the till. Rinse and repeat.
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Old 05-15-2017, 03:14 PM   #827
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Today is May 15.

Peace Officers Memorial Day, as well International Conscientious Objectors Day, is observed today.

Also, today is Nakba Day, so, grab 'em by the nakba.


Events

1536 – Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, stands trial in London on charges of treason, adultery and incest; she is condemned to death by a specially-selected jury.

1618 – Johannes Kepler confirms his previously rejected discovery of the third law of planetary motion (he first discovered it on March 8 but soon rejected the idea after some initial calculations were made).

1718 – James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents the world's first machine gun,

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the Puckle Gun.

1730 – Robert Walpole effectively became the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

1776 – American Revolution: The Fifth Virginia Convention instructs its Continental Congress delegation to propose a resolution of independence from Great Britain, paving the way for the United States Declaration of Independence.

1793 – Diego Marνn Aguilera flies a glider for "about 360 meters", at a height of 5–6 meters, during one of the first attempted manned flights.

1800 – King George III of the United Kingdom survives an assassination attempt by James Hadfield, who is later acquitted by reason of insanity.

1817 – Opening of the first private mental health hospital in the United States, the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason (now Friends Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).

1851 – The first Australian gold rush is proclaimed, although the discovery had been made three months earlier.

1862 – President Abraham Lincoln signs a bill into law creating the United States Bureau of Agriculture. It is later renamed the United States Department of Agriculture.

1905 – Las Vega$ is founded when 110 acres (0.45 km2), in what later would become downtown, are auctioned off.

1911 – In Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States, the United States Supreme Court declares Standard Oil to be an "unreasonable" monopoly under the Sherman Antitrust Act and orders the company to be broken up.

1919 – The Winnipeg general strike begins. By 11:00, almost the whole working population of Winnipeg had walked off the job.

1940 – McDonald's opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.

1941 – Joltin' Joe DiMaggio begins a 56-game hitting streak.

1957 – At Malden Island in the Pacific Ocean, Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb

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in Operation Grapple.

1970 – President Richard Nixon appoints Anna Mae Hays

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and Elizabeth P. Hoisington

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the first female United States Army generals.

1972 – In Laurel, Maryland, Arthur Bremer shoots and paralyzes Alabama Governor George Wallace while he is campaigning to become President.

2008 – California becomes the second U.S. state after Massachusetts in 2004 to legalize same-sex marriage after the state's own Supreme Court rules a previous ban unconstitutional.

2010 – Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail, non-stop and unassisted around the world solo.



1856 – L. Frank Baum, 1859 – Pierre Curie, 1902 – Richard J. Daley, 1905 – Joseph Cotten, 1905 – Abraham Zapruder (American businessman and amateur photographer, filmed the Zapruder film), 1909 – James Mason, 1918 – Eddy Arnold, 1923 – Richard Avedon, 1931 – Ken Venturi, 1937 – Madeleine Albright, 1937 – Trini Lopez, 1940 – Roger Ailes, 1940 – Lainie Kazan, 1942 – K. T. Oslin, 1945 – Jerry Quarry, 1948 – Brian Eno, 1952 – Chazz Palminteri, 1953 – George Brett, 1956 – Dan Patrick, 1967 – Smokin' John Smoltz, 1969 – Emmitt Smith, 1976 – Ryan Leaf, 1981 – Jamie-Lynn Sigler, 1987 – Andy Murray



1886 – Emily Dickinson, 1967 – Edward Hopper, 2003 – June Carter Cash, 2007 – Jerry Falwell
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Old 05-15-2017, 07:50 PM   #828
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Drop your weapons and surrender or I'll Puckle you!

That ought to strike fear in the hearts of the brigands.
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Old 05-16-2017, 02:00 PM   #829
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How'd he die?

He died in the war.

Oh. What happened?

He was puckled.

Ooh, snap!
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Old 05-16-2017, 02:59 PM   #830
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Today is May 16.

1568 – Mary, Queen of Scots, flees to England.

1770 – A 14-year-old Marie Antoinette marries 15-year-old Louis-Auguste who later becomes king of France. You'd think they married young, but it was the 1700s, they were middle-aged.

1843 – The first major wagon train heading for the Pacific Northwest sets out on the Oregon Trail with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri.

1866 – The U.S. Congress eliminates the half dime coin and replaces it with the five cent piece, or nickel.

1868 – United States President Andrew Johnson is acquitted in his impeachment trial by one vote in the United States Senate.

1874 – A flood on the Mill River in Massachusetts destroys much of four villages and kills 139 people.

1891 – The International Electrotechnical Exhibition opens in Frankfurt, Germany, and will feature the world's first long distance transmission of high-power, three-phase electric current (the most common form today).

1916 – The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the French Third Republic sign the secret wartime Sykes-Picot Agreement partitioning former Ottoman territories such as Iraq and Syria.

1918 – The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government during wartime an imprisonable offense. It will be repealed less than two years later.

1919 – A naval Curtiss NC-4 aircraft

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commanded by Albert Cushing Read leaves Trepassey, Newfoundland, for Lisbon via the Azores on the first transatlantic flight.

1929 – In Hollywood, the first Academy Awards ceremony takes place.

1960 – Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser (a ruby laser), at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.

1965 - Driving away from a gig at the Civic Hall, Long Beach, California, the limo taking The Rolling Stones back to their hotel was besieged by fans who caved in the roof by standing on it. The band attempted to hold the roof up while their chauffeur drove off with bodies falling onto the road.

1966 - The Beach Boys released the album Pet Sounds

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in the US. The album is now regarded as the masterpiece of composer-producer Brian Wilson. To confirm this, Pet Sounds has been widely ranked as one of the most influential records ever released and has been ranked at No.1 in several music magazines lists of greatest albums of all time, including New Musical Express, The Times and Mojo Magazine. In 2003, it was ranked No.2 in Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list, (Sgt. Pepper's came first).

1969 - Pete Townshend spent the night in a US jail for assaulting a man during a Who gig at The Fillmore East. What Townshend didn't know was the man who jumped onto the stage was a plainclothes policeman trying to warn the audience that a fire had broken out. The Who guitarist was later fined $30 for the offence.

1984 - Ozzy Osbourne was arrested in Memphis, Tennessee for 'staggering drunk' down Beale Street. Osbourne was released from the Memphis jail five hours later, after drying out, and was not required to return for a court appearance. He continued on with a tour in support of 1983’s Bark at the Moon.

1991 – Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom addresses a joint session of the United States Congress. She is the first British monarch to address the U.S. Congress.

2010 - Ronnie James Dio,

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singer with Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath and his own band Dio, died after a six-month battle with stomach cancer. He was 67 years old. Dio’s career began in 1957 with The Vegas Kings, which later changed to Ronnie and the Rumblers, then Ronnie and the Redcaps, then in 1961, Ronnie Dio and the Prophets. In 1967, Dio and Prophets guitarist Nick Pantas formed the Electric Elves, which shortened its name to Elf. The band’s success eventually landed them an opening slot for Deep Purple which exposed Dio’s voice to Deep Purple’s guitarist, Ritchie Blackmore, who later recruited Dio and other members of Elf for his new band Rainbow.

2011 – STS-134 (ISS assembly flight ULF6), launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the 25th and final flight for Space Shuttle Endeavour.



1801 – William H. Seward (bought Alaska from Russia, 375,303,680 acres, for 2 cents an acre), 1824 – Levi P. Morton (22nd VPOTUS), 1905 – Henry Fonda, 1913 – Woody Herman♪ ♫, 1919 – Liberace, 1921 – Harry Carey, Jr., 1928 – Billy Martin, 1944 – Danny Trejo, 1946 – Roger Earl(Foghat), 1946 – Robert Fripp♪ ♫(King Crimson), 1947 – Barbara Lee♪ ♫(The Chiffons), 1947 – Darrell Sweet(Nazareth), 1953 – Pierce Brosnan, 1955 – Olga Korbut, 1955 – Debra Winger, 1959 – Mare Winningham, 1964 – John Salley, 1965 – Krist Novoselic(Nirvana), 1966 – Janet Jackson♪ ♫, 1968 – Ralph Tresvant♪ ♫(New Edition), 1969 – David Boreanaz (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel, Bones), 1969 – Tucker Carlson, 1970 – Gabriela Sabatini, 1973 – Tori Spelling, 1986 – Megan Fox



1920 – Levi P. Morton (22nd VPOTUS), 1953 – Django Reinhardt, 1956 – H. B. Reese (created Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, PBUH), 1957 – Eliot Ness, 1984 – Andy Kaufman, 1990 – Sammy Davis Jr.♪ ♫, 1990 – Jim Henson, 2010 – Ronnie James Dio♪ ♫(Elf, Rainbow, Dio, Heaven & Hell), 2012 – Chuck Brown♪ ♫, 2013 – Dick Trickle(one of the greatest names in racing)
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Old 05-16-2017, 07:08 PM   #831
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Funny, I'd never heard of the Mill River flood.
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Today is May 17.

Also, Canadians observe a National Day Against Homophobia, while the world marks today as International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (aka IDAHO), as well as World Hypertension Day, and World Information Society Day
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1536 – The annulment of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn’s marriage.

1590 – Anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland.

1673 – Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette begin exploring the Mississippi River.

1792 – The New York Stock Exchange is formed under the Buttonwood Agreement.

1875 – Aristides wins the first Kentucky Derby.

1943 – World War II: the Dambuster Raids by No. 617 Squadron RAF on German dams.

1954 – The United States Supreme Court hands down a unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.

1967 – Six-Day War: President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt demands dismantling of the peace-keeping UN Emergency Force in Egypt.

1970 – Thor Heyerdahl sets sail from Morocco on the papyrus boat Ra II to sail the Atlantic Ocean.

1974 – The Troubles: Thirty-three civilians are killed and 300 injured when the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) detonates four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. It is the deadliest attack of the Troubles and the deadliest terrorist attack in the Republic's history. There are allegations that British state forces were involved.

Police in Los Angeles raid the Symbionese Liberation Army's headquarters, killing six members, including Camilla Hall.

1983 – The U.S. Department of Energy declassifies documents showing world's largest mercury pollution event in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (ultimately found to be 4.2 million pounds), in response to the Appalachian Observer's Freedom of Information Act request.

1987 – An Iraqi Dassault Mirage F1 fighter jet fires two missiles into the U.S. Navy warship USS Stark, killing 37 and injuring 21 of her crew.

1995 – Shawn Nelson steals a tank from a military installation and goes on a rampage in San Diego resulting in a 25-minute police chase. Nelson is killed by an officer after the tank got stuck on a concrete barrier.

2004 – The first legal same-sex marriages in the U.S. are performed in the state of Massachusetts.

2006 – The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico as an artificial reef.

2015 – At least nine people are killed and 18 injured, some by law enforcement and others in gunfire exchanges, in a shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas.

Births

1866 – Erik Satie; 1868 – Horace Elgin Dodge; 1931 – Marshall Applewhite (Heaven's Gate cult leader); 1934 – Ronald Wayne (co-founder Apple Inc); 1936 – Dennis Hopper; 1942 – Taj Mahal (the musician, not the tomb); 1942 – Al White (jive talker on "Airplane!"); 1944 – Jesse Winchester; 1949 – Bill Bruford; 1956 – Sugar Ray Leonard, Bob Saget; 1958 – Paul Di'Anno (Iron Maiden); 1959 – Jim Nantz; 1961 – Enya; 1962 – Craig Ferguson; 1965 – Trent Reznor; 1966 – Qusay Hussein (Saddam's boy); 1967 – Paul D'Amour (Tool); 1973 – Sasha Alexander (NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles); 1973 – Josh Homme; 1976 – Kandi Burruss

Deaths

1510 – Sandro Botticelli; 1829 – John Jay; 1875 – John C. Breckinridge; 1879 – Asa Packer (founder Lehigh University); 1886 – John Deere; 1911 – Frederick August Otto Schwarz (FAO Schwarz); 1985 – Abe Burrows; 1992 – Lawrence Welk; 1996 – Johnny "Guitar" Watson; 2004 – Tony Randall; 2005 – Frank Gorshin (The Riddler); 2011 – Harmon Killebrew; 2012 – Donna Summer; 2013 – Alan O'Day (Undercover Angel); 2013 – Ken Venturi; 2014 – Miss Beazley (GWBush's Scottish Terrier)
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Old 05-17-2017, 02:08 PM   #833
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Today In Music History

On this day:

1963 - The first Monterey Folk Festival took place over three days in Monterey, California. The festival featured Joan Baez, Bob Dylan and Peter Paul and Mary. The 1967 Monterey Rock festival is remembered for the first major American appearances by Jimi Hendrix and The Who as well as the first major public performances of Janis Joplin. It was also the first major performance by Otis Redding in front of a predominantly white audience.

1964 - Bob Dylan made his first major concert UK appearance when he played at the Royal Festival Hall in London with an afternoon show listed as a ‘Folksong Concert’. Dylan's 18-song set included the live debut of Mr. Tambourine Man and took place on a Sunday afternoon. In the interval, Dylan received a telegram from John Lennon seeking a meeting which never materialized.

1966 - During a UK tour, Bob Dylan appeared at The Free Trade Hall in Manchester. This was the concert where a member of the audience shouted out ‘Judas’ at Dylan unhappy with the singer's move from acoustic to electric. Dylan replied with "You’re a liar", the entire concert was eventually officially released in The Bootleg Series by Sony Music in 1999.

1971 - [Tony Orlando &] Dawn were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Knock Three Times', the group's first of two UK No.1's. Singer Tony Orlando had retired from singing when he was persuaded to front Dawn for studio recordings.

1975 - Elton John was awarded a Platinum Record for sales of a million copies of the LP 'Captain Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy', the first album ever to be certified Platinum on the day of its release.

1987 - A fire destroyed Tom Petty's house in Los Angeles, the cost was estimated at $800,000.

1996 - US blues guitarist Johnny Guitar Watson died of a heart attack while on tour in Yokohama, Japan. According to eyewitness reports, he collapsed mid guitar solo. His last words were "ain't that a bitch."

2006 - Paul McCartney and his wife Heather Mills admitted that they had given up the fight to save their marriage, saying that after four years together, they were going their separate ways.

2012 - Donna Summer, the 1970s pop singer known as the Queen of Disco, died of lung cancer, an illness she believed she contracted from inhaling toxic particles released after the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York.

2013, Bob Dylan was made an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Dylan, who was unable to attend the New York ceremony, said he felt "extremely honoured" and "lucky" to be admitted.
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Old 05-17-2017, 08:53 PM   #834
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1983 – The U.S. Department of Energy declassifies documents showing world's largest mercury pollution event in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (ultimately found to be 4.2 million pounds), in response to the Appalachian Observer's Freedom of Information Act request.
Union Carbide lost 2.4 million pounds of mercury into the air, soil and water at Oak Ridge? Nonsense, UC is an honorable American Corporation, like Monsanto, and LePage. Just ask the people in Bhopal.

Plus the slanderous accusation that Gerald Ford, Antonin Scalia, Richard Cheney, and Donald Rumsfeld, tried to kill the Freedom of Information Act, is unpardonable.
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Old 05-18-2017, 02:10 PM   #835
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"Half the free world’s mercury was in Oak Ridge: Union Carbide and the Atomic Energy Commission and successor agencies “LOST” 10% OF IT."

4.2 million pounds, not 2.4. Just sayin'.
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Mercury is pretty dense though, so it's not like 4.2 million pounds of it is a lot. That's like one jar.
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Today is May 18.

This date is observed as International Museum Day, as well as World AIDS Vaccine Day.

Today is also Day of Remembrance of Crimean Tatar Genocide. I didn't know about Crimean tatars...I knew about Irish taters...


Events

332 – Constantine the Great announced free distributions of food to the citizens in Constantinople. Welfare is born.

1291 – Fall of Acre, the end of Crusader presence in the Holy Land.

1593 – Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.

1652 – Rhode Island passes the first law in English-speaking North America making slavery illegal.

1756 – The Seven Years' War begins when Great Britain declares war on France.

1860 – Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination over William H. Seward, who later becomes the United States Secretary of State.

1896 – The United States Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that the "separate but equal" doctrine is constitutional.

1896 – Khodynka Tragedy: A mass panic on Khodynka Field in Moscow during the festivities of the coronation of Russian Tsar Nicholas II results in the deaths of 1,389 people. The cause was the rumor that beer & pretzels were in short supply. No shit.

1926 – Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappears in Venice, California.

1933 – New Deal: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.

1944 – World War II: Battle of Monte Cassino: Conclusion after seven days of the fourth battle as German paratroopers evacuate Monte Cassino.

1953 – Jackie Cochran

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1966 - During his 1966 world tour, Bob Dylan and Robbie Robertson from The Band were filmed singing several songs in a hotel room in Glasgow, Scotland, the footage turning up in the film Eat The Document. The film was originally commissioned for the ABC television series Stage '66, but after Dylan edited the film himself ABC rejected it as 'incomprehensible for a mainstream audience'.

1974 - Ray Stevens started a three week run streak at No.1 on the US singles chart with the novelty song 'The Streak' which capitalized on the then popular craze of streaking.

1980 – Mount St. Helens

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erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.

1990 – In France, a modified TGV train

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achieves a new rail world speed record of 515.3 km/h (320.2 mph).

1994 – Israeli troops finish retreating from the Gaza Strip after occupying it, giving the area to the Palestine to govern.

2009 – The LTTE are defeated by the Sri Lankan government, ending almost 26 years of fighting between the two sides.

2011 - John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for the 1967 Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' sold for $237,132 (£145,644) at an auction in the US.



1048 – Omar Khayyαm, 1822 – Mathew Brady, 1850 – Oliver Heaviside (Kennelly–Heaviside layer), 1892 – Ezio Pinza, 1897 – Frank Capra, 1911 – Big Joe Turner♪ ♫, 1912 – Richard Brooks (director Blackboard Jungle, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Elmer Gantry), 1912 – Perry Como♪ ♫, 1920 – Pope John Paul II, 1922 – Kai Winding♪ ♫, 1928 – Pernell Roberts, 1930 – Fred Saberhagen (author Berserker stories/books), 1931 – Don Martin (Mad's Maddest Artist), 1946 – Reggie Jackson, 1947 – Gail Strickland (The Drowning Pool), 1948 – Joe Bonsall♪ ♫(The Oak Ridge Boys), 1950 – Mark Mothersbaugh♪ ♫(Devo), 1952 – George Strait♪ ♫, 1955 – Chow Yun-fat (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, John Woo movies), 1969 – Martika♪ ♫, 1970 – Tina Fey, 1975 – Jack Johnson♪ ♫, 1979 – Jens Bergensten (co-designed Minecraft)



1675 – Jacques Marquette, 1808 – Elijah Craig (invented Bourbon, PBUH), 1955 – Mary McLeod Bethune, 1973 – Jeannette Rankin,

1980 – Victims of Mount St. Helens eruption:

Reid Blackburn, American photographer and journalist David A. Johnston, American volcanologist and geologist
Harry Truman, owner/operator of Mount St. Helens Lodge

1981 – William Saroyan, 1990 – Jill Ireland, 1995 – Elisha Cook, Jr., 1995 – Alexander Godunov, 1995 – Elizabeth Montgomery, 2012 – Peter Jones(Crowded House), 2012 – Alan Oakley (designed the Raleigh Chopper)

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2013 – Steve Forrest, 2017 – Roger Ailes (founder of Fox News)
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Today is May 20.

Today is Too Nice To Spend On History.

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526 – An earthquake kills about 250,000 people in what is now Syria and Antiochia.

1498 – Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovers the sea route to India when he arrives at Kozhikode (previously known as Calicut), India.

1570 – Cartographer Abraham Ortelius issues Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas.

1609 – Shakespeare's sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.

1631 – The city of Magdeburg in Germany is seized by forces of the Holy Roman Empire and most of its inhabitants massacred, in one of the bloodiest incidents of the Thirty Years' War.

1861 – American Civil War: The state of Kentucky proclaims its neutrality, which will last until September 3 when Confederate forces enter the state.

The State of North Carolina secedes from the Union.

1873 – Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive a U.S. patent for blue jeans with copper rivets.

1883 – Krakatoa begins to erupt; the volcano explodes three months later, killing more than 36,000 people.

1891 – History of cinema: The first public display of Thomas Edison's prototype kinetoscope.

1899 – The first traffic ticket in the US: New York City taxi driver Jacob German was arrested for speeding while driving 12 miles per hour on Lexington Street.

1916 – The Saturday Evening Post publishes its first cover with a Norman Rockwell painting (Boy with Baby Carriage).

1920 – Montreal radio station XWA broadcasts the first regularly scheduled radio programming in North America.

1927 – Treaty of Jeddah: The United Kingdom recognizes the sovereignty of King Ibn Saud in the Kingdoms of Hejaz and Nejd, which later merge to become the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

At 07:52 Charles Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, on the world's first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He touched down at Le Bourget Field in Paris at 22:22 the next day.

1932 – Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland to begin the world's first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean by a female pilot, landing in Ireland the next day.

1940 – The Holocaust: The first prisoners arrive at a new concentration camp at Auschwitz.

1969 – The Battle of Hamburger Hill in Vietnam ends.

1983 – First publications of the discovery of the HIV virus that causes AIDS in the journal Science by Luc Montagnier.

1989 – The Chinese authorities declare martial law in the face of pro-democracy demonstrations, setting the scene for the Tiananmen Square massacre.

2013 – An EF5 tornado strikes the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, killing 24 people and injuring 377 others.

Births

1768 – Dolley Madison; 1799 – Honorι de Balzac; 1818 – William Fargo (co-founded Wells Fargo & AmEx); 1908 – James Stewart; 1913 – William Redington Hewlett (co-founded Hewlett-Packard); 1915 – Moshe Dayan; 1919 – George Gobel; 1925 – Alexei Tupolev (designed the Tu-144); 1936 – Anthony Zerbe; 1942 – Carlos Hathcock; 1944 – Joe Cocker; 1946 – Cher; 1946 – Dave Despain; 1958 – Ron Reagan, Jane Wiedlin; 1959 – Bronson Pinchot; 1960 – Tony Goldwyn; 1966 – Mindy Cohn ('Natalie' on "The Facts of Life", voice of 'Velma' on "Scooby Doo"); 1968 – Timothy Olyphant (Sheriff Bullock in "Deadwood"); 1971 – Tony Stewart; 1972 – Busta Rhymes

Deaths

1506 – Christopher Columbus; 1989 – Gilda Radner; 1996 – Jon Pertwee (Dr. Who); 2009 – Lucy Gordon; 2011 – Randy Savage; 2012 – Robin Gibb, Ken Lyons, Eugene Polley (invented the TV remote control); 2013 – Ray Manzarek
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