Today In History

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Here is what happened on Friday - July 1st...
It is the 183 day of the year, and there are 182 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

1912,David Brower
1916,Olivia De Havilland, actress.
1936,Jamie Farr, actor.
1942,Genevieve Bujold
1942,Karen Black
1945,Debbie Harry, singer (better known as Blondie).
1952,Dan Aykroyd, actor, comedian.
1961,Princess Diana
1961,Carl Lewis
1967,Pamela Anderson Lee, lifeguard.
1977,Liv Tyler
1946,Ron Silver, actor.

      Events On This Day In History...

1850,At least 626 lay anchor around San Francisco Bay - Why?
1867,Dominion of Canada formed.
1898,Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders charge up San Juan Hill.
1899,San Francisco City Hall turned over to city, after 29 years of building.
1919,First Class Postage DROPS to 2 cents from 3 cents.
1931,Ice vending machines introduced in Los Angeles. 25 lbs, 15 cents.
1944,Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing world-wide financial systems (like the IMF and the World Bank.)
1961,Haleakala National Park established in Hawaii.
1971,Golden Gate Bridge is paid for. (So why is there still a toll?)

      And Don't Forget...

           Dominion Day -- Canada.

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