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    On July 22, 1934, a man identified as bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents in Chicago.

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    On July 23, 1914, Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia following the killing of Archduke Francis Ferdinand by a Serb assassin; the dispute led to World War I.

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    July 23rd

    Events:

    636 Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from the Byzantine Empire
    685 John V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
    1253 Jews are expelled from Vienne France by order of Pope Innocent III
    1298 Jews are massacred at Wurzburg Germany
    1599 Caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings
    1798 Napoleon captures Alexandria, Egypt
    1803 Robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin
    1827 1st US swim school opens (Boston Mass)
    1829 William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
    1852 1st interment in US National Cemetary at Presidio
    1866 Cincinnati Baseball club (The Reds) established
    1871 C H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra
    1877 1st telephone & telegraph line in Hawaii completed
    1877 1st US municipal railroad, Cincinnati Southern, begins operations
    1880 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich
    1886 Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge
    1895 A Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia
    1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London
    1904 Ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo
    1908 A Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise
    1909 M Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia
    1914 Austria-Hungary issues ultimatum to Serbia leading to WW I
    1920 Kenya becomes a British crown colony
    1921 Edward Gourdin of the US, sets then long jump record at 25' 2 3/4"
    1925 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers
    1931 Ashmore & Cartier Is in Indian Ocean transferred to Australia
    1931 France announces they can't afford to send a team to 1932 LA olympics
    1932 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1246 Chaka
    1937 Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University)
    1938 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba
    1940 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London
    1944 US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
    1947 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
    1948 Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President
    1952 General Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day)
    1956 Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph
    1958 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords
    1964 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside
    in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
    1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK
    1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
    1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
    1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
    1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
    1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
    1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
    1968 PLO's 1st hijacking of an El Al plane
    1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
    1969 NL beats AL 9-3 in 40th All Star Game (RFK Stadium, Washington)
    1969 NL beats AL for 7th consecutive time
    1972 1st Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
    1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
    1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
    1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses
    1974 NL beats AL 7-2 in 45th All Star Game (3 Rivers, Pittsburgh)
    1976 Balt Oriole Reggie Jackson homers in 6th straight game
    1976 Wings release "Let 'em In"
    1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
    1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
    1978 Phillies Steve Carlon becomes 78th pitcher to win 200
    1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops
    1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
    1980 River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter
    1980 Soyuz 37 ferries 2 cosmonauts (1 Vietnamese) to Salyut 6
    1984 Vanessa Williams, 1st black Miss America, resigns due to posing nude
    1986 Britain's Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson
    1987 Petra Felke (E Ger) throws javelin 78.89 m (women's record)
    1987 RNI (BKlyn NY pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM
    1987 Said Aouita of Morocco runs world record 5,000 m (12:58.39)
    1988 Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks record 8 field goals vs Edmonton
    1989 FOX-TV tops ABC, NBC & CBS for 1st time (America's Most Wanted)
    1989 Winds gust to 85 MPH at Fort Smith Arkansas
    1991 James Farentino of Dynasty arrested in Canada for cocaine possession

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    July 23rd

    Birthdays:

    1816 Charlotte Sanders Cushman US, actress (Lady MacBeth)
    1834 James Cardinal Gibbons archbishop of Baltimore
    1853 William H Gillette actor, portrayed Sherlock Holmes on stage
    1888 Dr Milan Stoyadinovich Serbia, fascist Yugoslavia PM (1935-9)
    1888 Gluyas Williams SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen)
    1892 Haile Selassie emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74)
    1893 Karl Menninger psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic)
    1894 Arthur Treacher Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show)
    1898 Mervyn "Red" Dutton Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46)
    19-- Calvert DeForest Brooklyn NY, comedian (Larry "Bud" Melman)
    19-- Helen Martin St Louis Mo, actress (Pearl-227)
    19-- Larry Manetti Pendleton Ore, actor (Baa Baa Black Sheep, Magnum PI)
    19-- Lucy Lee Flippin Phila, actress (Flo, Little House on the Prairie)
    19-- Roger Lahr rocker (Ugly Kid Joe-Mad Man, Too Bad)
    19-- Slash rock guitarist (Guns & Roses-Sweet Child of Mine)
    19-- Winifred Freedman Granite City Ill, actress (Joanie Loves Chachi)
    1908 Karl Swenson Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie)
    1912 Michael Wilding actor (Derby Day)
    1913 Coral Browne Melbourne Aust, actress (Margaret-Time Express)
    1916 Ben Weber St Louis Missouri, composer (Thorne Music Award-1965)
    1917 Kurt Kreuger St Moritz Switz, actor (Fear, Unfaithfully Yours)
    1919 Pee Wee Reese Hall of Fame shortstop (Dodgers)
    1925 Gloria De Haven LA, actress (Bog, Yellow Cab Man, Irene-Nakia)
    1925 Pierre Baugniet Belgium, pairs ice skater (Olympic-gold-1948)
    1927 Elliot M See Jr Dallas Texas, astronaut
    1928 Leon Fleisher SF Calif, pianist/conductor (Annapolis Symph 1973-77)
    1931 Jan Torell Limhamm Sweden, director (New Land, Emigrants)
    1933 Bert Convy St Louis Mo, actor (Snoop Sisters, Win Lose or Draw)
    1936 Anthony M Kennedy Calif, supreme court justice (1988- )
    1936 Don Drysdale Van Nuys Calif, pitcher (LA Dodgers-Cy Young 1962)
    1938 Ronny Cox Cloudcroft Mass, actor (St Elsewhere)
    1940 Gary Stites singer (Lonely For You)
    1945 Dino Danelli drummer (Young Rascals)
    1946 Andy McKay sax/oboe player (Roxy Music)
    1947 Don Imus radio personality (IMUS in the Morning)
    1947 Spencer Christian weatherman (Good Morning America)
    1950 Belinda J Montgomery actress (Man From Atlantis, Stone Cold Dead)
    1950 Blair Thornton guitarist (Bachman-Turner-Overdrive)
    1950 Kaity Tong news anchor (WABC-TV NYC) [50]
    1951 Edie McClurg actress (Cinderella-1985, Hogan Family)
    1952 Janis Siegel NYC, jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction)
    1958 Lydia Cornell El Paso Tx, actress (Sara Rush-Too Close for Comfort)
    1961 Martin Gore rocker (Depeche Mode-Just Can't Get Enough)
    1961 Woody Harrelson Midland Tx, actor (Woody Boyd-Cheers)
    1968 Beth Ehlers Queens NY, actress (Harley Cooper-Guiding Light)
    1968 Stephane Seymour model (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover-1988)
    1970 Sam Waters vocalist (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up)
    1982 Schottzie Schott dog mascot of the Cincinatti Reds

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    July 23rd

    Deaths:

    1844 Christian Gobrecht 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office
    1885 Ulysses S Grant 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor, NY, at 63
    1951 Henri Philippe P‚tain dies
    1955 Harry Haden actor (Harry-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 73
    1968 Don Lillis NY Jet president
    1971 Van Heflin actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
    1979 Keith Godchaux rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 32
    1982 Vic Morrow killed during filming of "Twilight Zone" at 53
    1984 Lloyd Gouch actor, dies of aortic aneurism at 77
    1985 Kay Kyser (James King Kern Kyser) US bandleader, dies
    1985 Mickey Shaughnessy actor, dies at 64 of heart failure
    1990 Joe Turner jazz pianist, dies at 82 of cardiac arrest

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    July 24th

    Events:

    1651 Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va
    1673 Edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate
    1683 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard the Concord
    1701 French make 1st landing at site of Detroit
    1704 Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
    1758 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
    1783 Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia
    1799 William Clark (of Lewis & Clark) is willed the slave York
    1824 Harrisburg Pennsylvanian newspaper publishes results of 1st public
    opinion poll. Clear lead for Andrew Jackson
    1847 Brigham Young & his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT
    1847 Rotary-type printing press patented by Richard March Hoe, NYC
    1866 Tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union
    1870 1st trans-US rail service begins
    1877 1st time federal troops are used to combat strikers
    1900 Race riot in New Orleans, 2 white policemen killed
    1915 Excursion ship Eastland capsizes in Lake Michigan, 852 die
    1919 Race Riot in Washington DC (6 killed, 100 wounded)
    1923 Allied Powers & Turkey sign peace treaty, Lausanne
    1925 Scopes guilty of teaching evolution in a Tn HS, fined $100 & costs
    1929 NY to SF footrace ends (2« months) winner was 60 year old Monteverde
    1929 Pres Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounces war
    1933 K Reinmuth discovers asteroids #1645 Waterfield, #1668 Hanna,
    #1726 Hoffmeister, #2136 Jugta & #2158
    1934 1st ptarmigan hatched & reared in captivity, Ithaca, NY
    1936 118ø F (48ø C), Minden, Nebraska (state record)
    1936 121ø F (49ø C), near Alton, Kansas (state record)
    1937 Alabama drops charges against 5 blacks accused of rape in Scottsboro
    1948 Soviets blockades Berlin from the west
    1950 V-2/WAC Corporal rocket launch; 1st launch from Cape Canaveral
    1952 112ø F (44ø C), Louisville, Georgia (state record)
    1952 Pres Truman settles 53-day steel strike
    1959 VP Nixon argued with Khrushchev, known as "Kitchen Debate"
    1961 Beginning of a trend, a US commercial plane is hijacked to Cuba
    1961 Edwin Newman becomes news anchor of the Today Show
    1963 124 Unification church couples wed in Korea
    1963 Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson to retain heavyweight championship
    1965 Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"
    1965 Casey Stengel resigns as manager of the NY Mets
    1967 Beatles sign a petition in The Times to legalize marijuana
    1967 Charles de Gaulle says 'Vive le Qu‚bec libre! Long live free Quebec!'
    1967 Race riot in Cambridge Maryland
    1969 Apollo 11 returns to Earth
    1969 Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in a record 907th major league game
    1969 Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army on appeal
    1972 Jigme Singye Wangchuk becomes king of Bhutan at 16
    1973 NL beats AL 7-1 in 44th All Star Game (Royals Stadium, KC)
    1973 Sue Berning wins US golf open for 3rd time
    1974 Supreme Court unanimously rules Nixon must turn over Watergate tapes
    1975 Apollo 18 returns to Earth
    1978 "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" premeirs in NYC
    1978 Billy Martin resigns as Yankee manager after "the one is a born liar
    the other a convicted one" comment about Steinbrenner & Jackson
    1979 Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski hits his 400th HR
    1982 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2763 Jeans
    1983 Pine Tar Game, Brett's HR disallowed against Yanks (overturned)
    1984 Seve Ballesteros wins the British Open
    1985 Gandhi signs peace contract with Sikh leader Harchand Singh Longowai
    1986 SF Federal jury convicts navy radioman Jerry Whitworth of espionage
    1987 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.3 (updated) released
    1988 US & Jamacia play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
    1990 Ms. Magazine hits the newstands again after an 8 month haitus
    1991 U of Manchester scientist announce finding a planet outside of
    the solar system

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    1783 Sim¢n Bol¡var freed 6 Latin American republics from Spanish rule
    1796 John Middleton Clayton Delaware, (Sen-Del)/US Sec of State (1849-50)
    1802 Alexandre Dumas PŠre France, author (3 Musketeers)
    1802 Ira Aldridge famous African
    1803 Alexander Jackson Davis US, architect (gothic revivalist)
    1842 Ambrose Bierce Ohio, writer (Nuggets & Dust)
    1857 Henrik Pontoppidan Denmark, realist writer (Nobel 1971)
    1870 Fred Law Olmsted Jr architect/landscaper
    1878 Lord Edward Dunsany Ireland, dramatist/poet (Mirage Water)
    1880 Ernest Bloch Geneva, Switzerland, composer (MacBeth)
    1895 Robert Graves England, poet/historical novelist (I, Claudius)
    1898 Amelia Earhart into the wild blue yonder
    19-- John Aniston actor (Search for Tomorrow, Victor-Day of our Lives)
    19-- Maeve McGuire Cleveland Oh, actress (Maude Palmer-Beacon Hill)
    19-- Michael Richards LA Calif, comedian (Fridays)
    1900 Zelda Fitzgerald 1st wife of F Scott
    1902 Nora Swinburne England, actress (Quo Vardis, Dinner at Ritz, River)
    1904 James R Killian Jr MIT pres (1948-59)
    1913 Johnny McAfee Dallas Tx, singer (Sammy Kaye Show)
    1914 Frank Silvera Kingston Jamaica, actor (High Chaparral)
    1914 Kenneth B Clark Canal Zone, civil rights activist (Dark Ghetto)
    1916 Bob Eberly Mechanicsville NY, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band)
    1916 John D MacDonald novelist (Deep Blue Goodbye)
    1917 Simon Slattvik Norway, cross country ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)
    1918 Ruggiero Ricci SF Calif, violinist (Paganini)
    1920 Alexander H Cohen NYC, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe)
    1920 Bella Abzug (Rep-D-NY)
    1926 Hans-Gnther Winkler Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
    1930 Jacqueline Brookes Montclair NJ, actress (Nora-Jack & Mike)
    1932 William D Ruckelshaus headed Environmental Protection Agency
    1934 Willie Davis NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Green Bay)
    1935 Adnan Khashnoggi Saudi businessman/financier
    1936 Mark Goddard Lowell Mass, actor (Don West-Lost in Space)
    1936 Ruth Buzzi Westerly RI, comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie-That Girl)
    1939 Bob Lilly NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
    1942 Chris Sarandon US, actor (Child's Play, Dog Day Afternoon, Lipstick)
    1947 Peter Serkin NYC, pianist (Tashi)
    1947 Robert Hays Bethesda Md, actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous)
    1950 Sam Behrens actor (General Hospital, LA Law)
    1951 Lynda Carter Phoenix Az, Miss USA/actress (Wonder Woman, Billie Jo)
    1953 Steve Grogan NFL QB (New England Patriots)
    1955 Lubov Odinokova USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
    1963 Kadeem Hardison actor (Dwayne-Different World)
    1963 Paul Geary Boston Mass, heavy metal drummer (Extreme-More Than Words)
    1968 John P Navin Jr Phila, actor (Joey Elliot-Jennifer Slept Here)
    1990 Evan James Springsteen LA Calif, rocker Bruce Springsteen's son

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    July 24th

    Deaths:

    1862 Martin Van Buren 8th pres, dies in Kinderhook NY
    1954 Mary Church Terrell educator/civil rights leader, dies at 90
    1966 Montgomery Clift actor, dies at 45
    1972 Bobby Ramirez drummer (White Trash), killed at 23 in bar brawl
    1974 Chris Chubbock newscaster shoots self on air
    1979 Archie Duncan actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65
    1980 Peter Sellers dies at 54
    1991 Isaac Bashevis Singer Nobel prize winning author, dies at 87

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    July 25th

    Events:

    1360 Jews are expelled from Breslau Silesia
    1593 France's Protestant King Henri IV converts to Roman Catholic
    1670 Jews are expelled from Vienna Austria
    1729 North Carolina becomes royal colony
    1759 British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War)
    1775 Maryland issues currency depicting George III trampling Magna Carta
    1799 French-Egyptian forces under Napolean I beat Turks at Battle of Abukir
    1814 Battle of Niagara Falls (Lundy's Lane); Americans defeat British
    1822 Gen Agust¡n de Iturbide crowned Agust¡n I, 1st emperor of M‚xico
    1832 1st railroad accident in US, Granite Railway, Quincy, Mass-1 dies
    1860 1st US intercollegiate billard match (Harvard vs Yales)
    1866 US Grant named 1st general of Army
    1868 Territory of Wyoming created
    1871 Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa
    1898 1st US troops land & occupy Puerto Rice, at Guanica Bay
    1903 Castle on top of Telegraph Hill closes
    1909 France's Louis Bl‚riot, makes 1st airplane flight across Engl Channel
    1912 Comoros proclaimed a French colonies
    1913 Carl Weilman strikes out 6 times in a 15 inning game
    1913 Pirates Max Carey goes hitless, but scores 5 runs against Phillies
    1916 Explosion at Lake Erie & Cleveland Waterworks
    1918 Annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, Calif
    1918 Race riot in Chester Pennsylvania (3 blacks & 2 whites killed)
    1920 Red Sox turn triple-play, but Ruth's 35th HR leads Yanks to 8-2 win
    1930 Phila Athletics triple steal in the 1st & 4th innings vs Cleveland
    1935 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1641 Tana
    1936 115 acre Orchard Beach opens in the Bronx
    1936 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #3761
    1939 NY Yankee Atley Donald sets AL rookie record with 12 consecutive win
    1940 John Sigmund begins swimming for 89 hrs 46 mins in the Mississippi R
    1941 Red Sox Lefty Grove becomes 12th to win 300 games (his last victory)
    1943 Benito Mussolini dismissed as premier of Italy during WW II
    1944 1st jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)
    1946 1st bikini is shown at a Paris fashion show
    1946 US detonates underwater A-bomb at Bikini (5th atomic explosion)
    1947 US Air Force, Navy & War Dept form US Dept of Defense
    1947 US Deptartment of the Army created
    1949 St Louis Cardinal Stan Musial hits for thew cycle beating Bkln 14-1
    1950 Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroids #1799 Koussevitzky,
    #1822 Waterman & #2842
    1951 L Boyer discovers asteroid #1714 Sy
    1952 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico created (Constitution Day)
    1952 Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1788 Kiess
    1953 NYC transit fare rises from 10 to 15, 1st use of subway tokens
    1956 Andria Doria collided with MS Stockholm & sank. (7/26?)
    1956 Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Stockholm
    1956 Jordanians attack UN Palestine truce
    1957 Monarchy in Tunisa abolished in favor of a republic
    1958 "Sensational" Sherri Martel wins wrestling's WWF woman's title
    1961 Maris hits home runs 37, 38, 39 & 40 in a double header
    1963 US, Russia & England sign nuclear test ban treaty
    1964 Beatles' "Hard Day's Night, A," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 14 weeks
    1964 Race riot in Rochester NY
    1965 Folk-rock begins, Dylan uses electricity at Newport Folk Festival
    1966 Supremes release "You Can't Hurry Love"
    1966 Yankee manager Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame
    1967 Construction begins on SF MUNI METRO (Market Street subway)
    1968 H Wroblewski discovers asteroid #1993 Guacolda
    1968 Pope Paul VI encyclical On the regulation of birth
    1969 70,000 attend Seattle Pop Festival
    1972 NL beats AL 4-3 in 43rd All Star Game (Fulton County Stad, Atlanta)
    1972 US health officials concede blacks were used as guinea pigs in
    40 year syphillis experiment
    1973 George Harrison pays œ1,000,000 tax on his Bangladesh concert & album
    1973 USSR launches Mars 5
    1974 T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2345 Fucik
    1975 "A Chorus Line," longest-running Broadway show (6,137), premiers
    1978 Bob Lemon replaces Billy Martin as Yankee manager
    1978 Cin Red Pete Rose sets NL record hitting in 38 consecutive games
    1981 Voyager 2 encounters Saturn
    1983 1st nonhuman primate (baboon) conceived in a lab dish, San Antonio
    1983 Washington Public Power Supply System defaulted $2.25 billion
    1984 Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became 1st woman to walk in space
    1985 Spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirmed he had AIDS
    1987 Sherri Martel beats Fabulous Moolah for WWF Woman's Championship Belt
    1987 USSR launches Kosmos 1870, 15-ton Earth-study satellite
    1990 KC Royal George Brett hits for the cycle
    1990 Nadezhda Ryashkina of USSR sets 10K walk woman's record (41:56.23)
    1990 Roseanne Barr sings the National Anthem at San Diego Padre game
    1990 US Ambassador tells Iraq, US won't take sides in Iraq-Kuwait dispute
    1991 Howard Stern adds a 4th radio market (Los Angeles)
    1992 25th Olympic Summer games opens in Barcelona, Spain

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    Re: Today in History

    July 25th

    Birthdays:

    975 Thietmar bishop of Merseburg, German chronicler
    1575 Christoph Scheiner Germany, astronomer
    1775 Anna Symmes Harrison 1st lady
    1840 Flora Adams Darling founded Daughters of American Revolution
    1848 Arthur Earl Balfour (C), British PM (1902-05) (Balfour Declaration)
    1883 Alfredo Casella Turin Italy, composer (La Giara)
    1884 Davidson Black Canada, doctor of anatomy (identified Peking Man)
    1894 Walter Brennan Swampscott Mass, actress (Real McCoys, At Gun Point)
    1899 Ralph Dumke Indiana, actor (Movieland Quiz)
    19-- Ken Swofford DuQuoin Ill, actor (Quentin-Fame)
    1902 Eric Hoffer longshoreman/author (True Believer)
    1905 Elias Canetti Bulgarian/British novelist/essayist (Nobel 1981)
    1907 Jack Gilford NYC, actor (Save the Tiger, Cocoon, Arthur 2)
    1924 Estelle Getty NYC, actress (Sophia Petrillo-Golden Girls)
    1924 Frank Church (Sen-D-Id)
    1925 Jerry Paris SF Calif, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show)
    1927 Midge Decter St Paul Minn, anti woman's lib (Liberated Woman...)
    1930 Maureen Forrester Montreal Canada, contralto (Ressurection Symphony)
    1932 Paul J Weitz Erie Pennsylvania, astronaut (Skylab 2, STS 6)
    1935 Adnan Khashoggi billionaire/arms dealer
    1935 Barbara Harris actress (Plaza Suite, Family Plot)
    1935 Laurent Terzieff Paris France, actor (Pharoah-Moses the Law Giver)
    1940 John Pennel pole vaulter (James E Sullivan Award-1963)
    1941 Nate Thurmond NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)
    1943 Janet Margolin NYC, actress (Take the Money & Run, David & Lisa)
    1943 Jim McCarty rocker (The Yardbirds-For Your Love)
    1945 Donna Theodore Broadway singer (Hollywood Talent Scouts)
    1948 Steve Goodman Chicago, singer/songwriter (Somebody Elses Trouble)
    1954 Lynn Frederick Middlesex England, actress (Schizophrenia)
    1954 Walter Payton NFL running back (Chicago Bears)
    1955 Iman model/David Bowie's girlfriend/actress (Star Trek VI)
    1957 Bogdan Musiol German DR, bobsled (Olympic-bronze-1980)
    1961 Katherine Kelly Lang LA Calif, actress (Brooke-Bold & Beautiful)
    1975 Jay R Ferguson Jr Dallas Tx, actor (Taylor Newton-Evening Shade)
    1978 Louise Brown Oldham England, world's 1st `test tube baby'
    1990 Evan James Springsteen son of Bruce

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    July 25th

    Deaths:

    1616 Andreas Libavius German alchemist, dies
    1934 Engelbert Dollfuss Austrian chancellor assassinated by nazis
    1959 Dr Isaac Halevi Herzog chief rabbi of Israel (1936-59), dies at 71
    1981 Ian Martin actor (Uncle Bill-O'Neills), dies at 69
    1986 Vincente Minnelli movie director, dies in LA at 76
    1987 Malcolm Baldrige Secretary of Commerce, dies of internal injuries

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    On July 25, 1956, the Italian liner Andrea Doria collided with the Swedish ship Stockholm off the New England coast, claiming the lives of 51 people.

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    On July 25, 1956, the Italian liner Andrea Doria collided with the Swedish ship Stockholm off the New England coast, claiming the lives of 51 people.

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    Thats a good one john, thanks!

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