July 2017

MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017
AIR CONDITIONING APPRECIATION DAYS BEGIN
DOG DAYS BEGIN
COMPLIMENT YOUR MIRROR DAY
STAY OUT OF THE SUN DAY
CITY OF QUEBEC FOUNDED, 1608
HENRY GRATTAN (IRISH POLITICAL LEADER), 1746
GEORGE WASHINGTON TOOK COMMAND OF CONTINENTAL ARMY, 1775
BANK FOR SAVINGS, NY, NY, BECAME 1ST BANK OPENED IN U.S., 1819
LEOS JANACEK (CZECH COMPOSER), 1854
CHARLOTTE ANNA PERKINS STETSON GILMAN (WRITER & SOCIAL REFORMER), 1860
LEE DEFEATED @ GETTYSBURG, 1863
VICKSBURG, MS, SURRENDERED, 1863
GEORGE MICHAEL COHAN (KEOHANE), 1878
FRANZ KAFKA, 1883
IDAHO (43), 1890
JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS ("UNCLE REMUS") DIED, 1908
STAVROS SPYROS NIARCHOS (GREEK SHIPPING MAGNATE), 1909
1ST ISSUE "FRUIT GARDEN & HOME MAGAZINE", 1922
AMELIA EARHART DISAPPEARED, 1937
TOM STOPPARD (TOMAS STRAUSSLER), 1937
DAVE BARRY, 1947
ELIZABETH EDWARDS (MARY ELIZABETH ANANIA EDWARDS), 1949
JEAN-CLAUDE DUVALIER (BABY DOC), 1951
MONTEL WILLIAMS, 1956
THOMAS CRUISE MAPOTHER IV, 1962
JIM MORRISON DIED, 1971
ISRAELI RAID ON ENTEBBE AIRPORT, UGANDA, 1976
U.S.S. VINCENNES SHOT DOWN IRAN AIR FLIGHT 655, 1988
JIM BACKUS DIED, 1989
"TERMINATOR 2--JUDGMENT DAY" RELEASED IN US, 1991
"CURLY" JOE DeRITA, LAST SURVIVING STOOGE, DIED, 1993
"MEN IN BLACK II" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"POWERPUFF GIRLS MOVIE" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"TRANSFORMERS" RELEASED IN US, 2007
ANDY GRIFFITH DIED, 2012
CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL BEGINS, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
EARTH @ APHELION 4:11 PM EDT, 2017
LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGIN, WIMBLEDON, LONDON, 2017
TRANSPACIFIC YACHT RACE BEGINS, LONG BEACH, CA TO HONOLULU, HI, 2017
VILLAGE STORYTELLING FESTIVAL BEGINS, GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE, 2017


TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017
BRIGHTEST KNOWN SUPERNOVA OBSERVED, 1054WILLIAM BYRD DIED, 1623
JEAN-PIERRE-FRANCOIS BLANCHARD, 1753
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SIGNED, 1776
GREAT SEAL OF U.S. ORDERED BY CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1776
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, 1804
GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI, 1807
PHINEAS TAYLOR BARNUM, 1810
CONSTRUCTION BEGAN ON ERIE CANAL, 1817
EDWARD ROBINSON SQUIBB, 1819
JOHN ADAMS & THOMAS JEFFERSON DIED, 1826
STEPHEN COLLINS FOSTER, 1826
THOREAU MOVED TO WALDEN POND, 1845
JAMES ANTHONY BAILEY (BARNUM & ), 1847
WALT WHITMAN'S "LEAVES OF GRASS" WENT ON SALE, 1855
VICKSBURG SURRENDERED TO THE NORTH, 1863
JOHN CALVIN COOLIDGE, 1872
1ST BRIDGE ACROSS MISSISSIPPI RIVER OPENED FOR TRAFFIC, ST LOUIS, MO, 1874
TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE OPENED, 1881
1ST PERFORMANCE, "BUFFALO BILL" CODY'S WILD WEST SHOW, NORTH PLATTE, NE, 1883
REUBEN LUCIUS GOLDBERG, 1883
LOUIS BURT MAYER, 1885
"AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL" 1ST PUBLISHED (POEM, KATHERINE LEE BATES), 1895
MITCH MILLER, 1911
US TROOPS MARCHED TO LAFAYETTE'S TOMB IN PARIS, 1917
ANN & ABBY  (ESTHER PAULINE & PAULINE ESTHER FRIEDMAN), 1918
LEONA MINDY ROSENTHAL HELMSLEY, 1920
EVA MARIE SAINT, 1924
MARVIN NEIL SIMON, 1927
MARIE CURIE DIED, 1934
GERALDO RIVERA, 1943
MICHAEL ROBERT MILKEN (CONVICTED FINANCIER), 1946
KOKO THE GORILLA, SAN FRANCISCO ZOO, 1971
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY FOUNDED, 1973
LIBERTY'S TORCH RELIGHTED, 1986
"GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE" RELEASED IN US, 1997
CHARLES KURAULT DIED, 1997
PATHFINDER LANDED ON MARS, 1997
"CATS & DOGS" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"SCARY MOVIE 2" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"WHALE RIDER" RELEASED IN US, 2003
BARRY WHITE DIED, 2003
FEIS AN EILEIN SKYE FESTIVAL BEGINS, ISLE OF SKYE, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, 2017
MAIL IN ART FESTIVAL, VANCOUVER, BC, 2017


WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017
SLOVAKIA–FEAST OF ST CYRIL & ST METHODIUS
TYNWALD DAY, ISLE OF MAN
WORKAHOLICS DAY
CONTINENTAL CONGRESS ADOPTED OLIVE BRANCH PETITION, 1775
DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT ("DAMN THE TORPEDOES"), 1801
ROBERT FITZROY (CAPT, HMS BEAGLE), 1805
PHINEAS TAYLOR BARNUM, 1810
VENEZUALA INDEPENDENT OF SPAIN, 1811
STAMFORD RAFFLES:  BORN 1781, DIED THIS DATE,  1826
CECIL JOHN RHODES, 1853
CLARA ZETKIN (WOMEN'S RIGHTS ADVOCATE), 1857
US SECRET SERVICE, 1865
WILLIAM BOOTH FOUNDED SALVATION ARMY, 1865
ANDREW ELLICOTT DOUGLASS (INVENTED DENDROCHRONOLOGY), 1867
DWIGHT DAVIS (DAVIS CUP), 1879
GEORGES JEAN RAYMOND POMPIDOU, 1911
CHICAGO WHITE SOX ACCUSED OF THROWING WORLD SERIES, 1921
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT, 1935
LIBERATION OF PHILIPPINES COMPLETE, 1945
OPERATION OVERCAST (TRANSFER OF GERMAN SCIENTISTS TO US) AUTHORIZED, 1945
1ST BIKINI MODELED (DESIGNED BY LOUIS REYOR OF PARIS, FRANCE), 1946
PVT KENNETH SHADRICK, WV, BECAME 1ST US KOREAN WAR CASUALTY, 1950
HUEY LEWIS  (HUGH ANTHONY CREGG III), 1951
ALGERIA INDEPENDENT FROM FRANCE, 1962
MARIA CALLAS'S LAST PERFORMANCE ("TOSCA", ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, LONDON), 1965
ARTHUR ASHE BECAME 1ST BLACK TO WIN MEN'S SINGLES @ WIMBLEDON, 1975
HARRY JAMES DIED, 1983
OLIVER NORTH SENTENCED, 1989
AMOS NEYHART (CREATED 1ST DRIVERS ED COURSE) DIED, 1990
1ST SUCCESSFUL CLONING OF A MAMMAL (DOLLY THE SHEEP), 1996
"CONTACT" RELEASED IN US, 1997
KENNETH LAY DIED BEFORE SENTENCING, 2006
TERRY HERBERT DISCOVERED ANGO SAXON HOARD, LICHFIELD, STAFFORDSHIRE, 2009
HIGHLAND GAMES, KENMORE, PERTHSHIRE, 2017
STAMPEDE, ELGIN, OR, 2017
TASTE OF CHICAGO, IL, 2017


THURSDAY, JULY 6, 2017
TAKE YOUR WEBMASTER TO LUNCH DAY
JOHN HUS BURNT AT STAKE, 1415
LUDOVICO ARIOSTO DIED, 1533
THOMAS MORE BEHEADED, 1535
NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA PUBLISHED, 1687
CAPT WILLIAM KIDD CAPTURED, 1699
JOHN PAUL JONES, 1747
THOMAS STANFORD RAFFLES, 1781
REPUBLICAN PARTY FORMED, RIPON, WI, 1854
MARK TWAIN BEGAN REPORTING IN VIRGINIA CITY, NV, 1862
PASTEUR PERFORMED 1ST SUCCESSFUL ANTIRABIES INNOCULATION, 1885
MAGDALENA CARMEN FRIDA KAHLO CALDERON ("FRIDA"), 1907
JON PERTWEE (7TH DR WHO), 1911
LAVERNE ANDREWS, 1915
1ST AIRSHIP CROSSING OF ATLANTIC, 1919
USSR FORMED, 1923
BILL HALEY, 1925
MERVYN EDWARD GRIFFIN, 1925
SNEAK MIDNIGHT PREVIEW "LIGHTS OF NEW YORK", 1928
1ST ALL-STAR BASEBALL GAME, CHICAGO, 1933
TENZIN GYATSO, THE DALAI LAMA, 1935
NED BEATTY, 1937
ANNE FRANK & HER FAMILY WENT INTO HIDING, 1942
AMERICAN JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF OKD OPERATION OVERCAST, 1945
BURT WARD ("ROBIN"), 1945
GEORGE WALKER BUSH, 1946
SYLVESTER STALLONE, 1946
GEOFFREY RUSH, 1951
ALLYCE BEASLEY ("MOONLIGHTING"), 1954
ALTHEA GIBSON BECAME 1ST AFRICAN-AMERICAN TO WIN @ WIMBLEDON, 1957
JOHN LENNON & PAUL McCARTNEY 1ST MET, 1957
WILLIAM FAULKNER DIED, 1962
LOUIS ARMSTRONG DIED, 1971
WOMEN 1ST ADMITTED TO US NAVAL ACADEMY (81), 1976
"FORREST GUMP" RELEASED IN US, 1994
ROY ROGERS DIED, 1998
"KISS OF THE DRAGON" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"LEGALLY BLONDE" RELEASED IN US, 2002
HURRICANE CINDY HIT LA & MS, 2005
FOLK FESTIVAL, STONEHAVEN, ABERDEENSHIRE, 2017
MARION CO FAIR, SALEM, OR, 2017
PAGEANT, OMMEGANG, BELGIUM, 2017


FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017
FATHER-DAUGHTER TAKE A WALK TOGETHER DAY
JAPAN:  TANABATA (STAR FESTIVAL)
TELL THE TRUTH DAY
JOSEPH-MARIE JACQUARD (INVENTOR OF AUTOMATED LOOM), 1752
KINGS COLLEGE, NEW YORK, NY, 1754
ANNEXATION OF CALIFORNIA BY US PROCLAIMED, 1846
DR JOHN WATSON, 1852
GUSTAV MAHLER, 1860
LT COL KIT CARSON & TROOPS LEFT SANTA FE TO ATTACK INDIANS, 1863
LINCOLN ASSASSINATION CONSPIRATORS HUNG/MARY E. SURRATT BECAME 1ST WOMAN EXECUTED IN U.S., 1865
MARC CHAGALL, 1887
ANNEXATION OF HAWAII BY US AUTHORIZED, 1898
GEORGE DEWEY CUKOR (FILM DIRECTOR), 1899
LEROY ROBERT "SATCHEL" PAIGE, 1906
ROBERT ANSON HEINLEIN, 1907
GIAN CARLO MENOTTI, 1911
BRITISH WOMEN'S AUXILIARY ARMY CORPS, 1917
WILLIAM MOSES KUNSTLER (DEFENDED "CHICAGO 7"), 1919
PIERRE CARDIN, 1922
CARL "DOC " SEVERINSEN, 1927
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE DIED, 1930
CONSTRUCTION BEGAN ON HOOVER DAM, 1930
DAVID McCULLOUGH, 1933
RINGO STARR  (RICHARD STARKEY), 1940
US TROOPS OCCUPIED ICELAND, 1941
HIMMLER ORDERED MEDICAL EXPERIMENTATION ON PRISONERS @ AUSCHWITZ, 1942
ELEANOR ROSALYN SMITH & JAMES EARL CARTER, JR., 1946
NEPAL: BIRTH OF KING GUYENDRA, 1946
ST. FRANCES CABRINI CANONIZED (1ST AMERICAN SAINT), 1946
"DRAGNET" RADIO DEBUT, 1949
SHELLEY DUVALL, 1949
1ST WOMEN ADMITTED TO WEST POINT, 1976
"GREASE" RELEASED IN US, 1978
MICHELLE KWAN (US OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATER), 1980
"SCARY MOVIE" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"KING ARTHUR" RELEASED IN US, 2004
TERRORIST BOMBINGS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2005
CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL, WHISTLER, BC, 2017
FRENCH FESTIVAL, PORTARLINGTON, CO LAOIS, 2017
INTERNATIONAL BEERFEST, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
McKENZIE RIVER LAVENDER FESTIVAL, SPRINGFIELD, OR, 2017
MEDIEVAL MAYHEM RENAISSANCE FAIRE, PINETOP-LAKESIDE, AZ, 2017
MUSIC FESTIVAL, NEWPORT, RI, 2017
OREGON COUNTRY FAIR, VENETA, OR, 2017
RUNNING OF THE BULLS, PAMPLONA, SPAIN, 2017
SCOTTISH REAL ALE FESTIVAL, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, 2017
STAMPEDE BEGINS, CALGARY, AB, 2017
TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL, NEWTON STEWART & MINNIGAFF, SCOTLAND, 2017
WAY WITH WORDS FESTIVAL OF WORDS & IDEAS BEGINS, DARTINGTON, DEVON, 2017


SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2017
JEAN de la FONTAINE (FRENCH FABULIST), 1621
JACOB BARSIMSON BECAME 1ST JEW TO SETTLE IN AMERICA, 1654
ETIENNE DE SILHOUETTE, 1709
"OLIVE BRANCH" PETITION SENT TO KING GEORGE BY 2ND CONTINENTAL CONGRESS (SEE 9/1), 1775
COL. JOHN NIXON GAVE 1ST PUBLIC READING OF DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, PHILADELPHIA, 1776
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY DROWNED, 1822
FERDINAND von ZEPPELIN, 1838
JOHN DAVIDSON ROCKEFELLER, 1839
ARTHUR JOHN EVANS (ARCHAEOLOGIST/DISCOVERED MINOAN CIVILIZATION ON CRETE), 1851
COMMODORE PERRY'S FLEET SAILED INTO TOKYO BAY, 1853
ALFRED BINET (INTELLIGENCE TEST), 1857
C E BARNES PATENTED MACHINE GUN, 1865
"NY TIMES" BEGAN ARTICLES EXPOSING WILLIAM "BOSS" TWEED & TAMMANY HALL, 1871
BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY, 1877
EDWARD BERNER INVENTED THE ICE CREAM SUNDAE, 1881
PERCY GRAINGER (AMERICAN COMPOSER), 1882
ZIEGFIELD FOLLIES OPENED, 1907
LOUIS THOMAS JORDAN (JAZZ SAXOPHONE), 1908
NELSON ALDRICH ROCKEFELLER (JOHN D'S GRANDSON), 1908
NAN J. ASPINWELL COMPLETED SOLO TRANS-CONTINENTAL HORSEBACK RIDE, 1911
ERNEST HEMINGWAY WOUNDED IN ACTION ON ITALIAN FRONT, 1918
ELISABETH KUBLER-ROSS, 1926
MARTY FELDMAN, 1933
CYNTHIA GREGORY (BALLERINA), 1946
KIM DARBY (DEBBY ZERBY) (STARRED W/JOHN WAYNE IN "TRUE GRIT"), 1948
RAFFI CAVOUKIAN, 1948
WOLFGANG PUCK, 1949
GEN MacARTHUR BECAME COMMANDER OF UN KOREAN FORCES, 1950
ANJELICA HUSTON, 1951
PARIS CELEBRATED 2,000TH BIRTHDAY, 1951
ANNA QUNDLEN, 1952
KEVIN BACON, 1958
1ST AMERICAN VIETNAM FATALITIES, 1959
FRANCIS GARY POWERS CHARGED W/ESPIONAGE IN MOSCOW, 1960
JOAN OSBORNE, 1962
"THE MOON-SPINNERS" RELEASED IN US, 1964
DICK SARGENT (2ND DARREN, 1969-1972, "BEWITCHED") DIED, 1994
KIM IL SUNG DIED, 1994
TORRENTIAL RAIN CAUSED FLOODING THROUGHOUT EUROPE, 1997
"FANTASTIC 4" RELEASED IN US, 2005
HURRICANE DENNIS HIT CUBA, 2005
"HARRY POTTER & THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX" RELEASED IN US, 2007
BALD IS IN DAY, 2017
BLACKROCK MEDIEVAL FEST, AUGUSTA, MI, 2017
BRISTOL RENAISSANCE FAIRE BEGINS, KENOSHA, WI, 2017
CARNEVAL DEL SOL, VANCOUVER, BC, 2017
FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BEGINS, HARRISON HOT SPRINGS, BC, 2017
GREAT LAKES MEDIEVAL FAIRE BEGINS, ROCK CREEK, OH, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, FORRES, MORAY, SCOTLAND, 2017
HIGHLAND GATHERING, GLENMORANGIE, TAIN, ROSSSHIRE, 2017
OUTDOOR QUILT SHOW, SISTERS, OR, 2017
POLISH FESTIVAL, SEATTLE CENTER, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
SEAFAIR PIRATES LANDING, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
SEAFOOD FEST, BALLARD, WA, 2017


SUNDAY, JULY 9, 2017
MARRIAGE OF HENRY VIII & ANNE OF CLEVES (#4) ANNULLED, 1540
ANN WARD RADCLIFFE (ENGLISH GOTHIC NOVELIST), 1764
NY ELECTED 1ST GOVERNOR (GEORGE CLINTON), 1777
ARGENTINA INDEPENDENT FROM SPAIN, 1816
ELIAS HOWE (INVENTED SEWING MACHINE), 1819
GILBERT CHARLES STUART DIED, 1828
US NAVY OCCUPIED YERBA BUENA, SAN FRANCISCO BAY, 1846
BAHA'I–MARTYRDOM OF THE BAB/MIRZA ALI MUHAMMAD EXECUTED, 1850
PRES ZACHARY TAYLOR DIED FROM CHOLERA, 1850
NIKOLA TESLA, 1856
FRANZ BOAS (ANTHROPOLOGIST), 1858
14TH AMENDMENT RATIFIED (DUE PROCESS), 1868
ALL ENGLAND CROQUET & LAWN TENNIS CLUB HELD 1ST LAWN TENNIS TOURNAMENT @ WIMBLEDON, 1877
HENRY TIBBE PATENTED CORN COB PIPE, 1878
OTTORINO RESPIGHI (ITALIAN COMPOSER, "FOUNTAINS OF ROME"), 1879
INCIDENT @ CARNEGIE STEEL PLANT, HOMESTEAD, PA, 1892
DR DANIEL HALE WILLIAMS PERFORMED 1ST SUCCESSFUL OPEN HEART SURGERY, 1893
MERVYN PEAKE (ENGLISH NOVELIST & ILLUSTRATOR), 1911
WILLIAM FAULKNER JOINED RAF, 1918
VINCE EDWARDS ("BEN CASEY"), 1928
DONALD RUMSFELD, 1932
MICHAEL GRAVES (ARCHITECT & DESIGNER), 1934
BRIAN DENNEHY, 1938
BRITISH CODEBREAKERS CRACKED ENIGMA CODE USED ON EASTERN FRONT, 1941
LT COL FLORENCE A BLANCHFIELD BECAME 1ST FEMALE US ARMY OFFICER, 1947
ORENTHAL JAMES SIMPSON, 1947
JOHN TESH, 1952
TOM HANKS, 1956
KELLY McGILLIS, 1957
HIGHEST TSUNAMI EVER RECORDED (1700 FT), 1958
KRUSCHEV THREATENED MILITARY ACTION IF U.S. MOVED AGAINST CASTRO REGIME, 1960
COURTNEY LOVE (COURTNEY MICHELLE HARRISON), 1965
FRED SAVAGE, 1976
VOYAGER MADE CLOSEST APPROACH TO JUPITER, 1979
HIGHEST TSUNAMI RECORDED (1700 FT), LITUYA BAY, AK, 1985
HYMAN GEORGE RICKOVER DIED, 1986
BARBARA WOODHOUSE DIED (DOG TRAINER), 1988
BRITISH FORENSIC SCIENCE SERVICE ANNOUNCED POSITIVE ID OF ROMANOV REMAINS, 1993
"SCORE" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN–CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL" RELEASED IN US, 2003
FULL BUCK MOON, 2017
KINGDOM OF OSGOODE MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL, EMBRUN, ON, 2017
MARGARITA FESTIVAL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
MILLENIUM ART FESTIVAL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
NATIONAL FARRIERS WEEK, 2017
SPORTS CLICHE WEEK, 2017


MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
DON'T STEP ON A BEE DAY
1ST SETTLEMENT @ PARIS, FRANCE, 52 BCE
JOHN CALVIN, 1509
LADY JANE GREY PROCLAIMED QUEEN OF ENGLAND (SEE 7/19--EXECUTED BY MARY 2/12/1554), 1553
WILLIAM BLACKSTONE (ENGLISH JURIST), 1723
BLACKS EXCLUDED FROM SERVICE IN CONTINENTAL ARMY, 1775
JACOB-ABRAHAM-CAMILLE PISARRO (FRENCH IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER & PRINTMAKER), 1830
ADOLPHUS BUSCH (BREWER), 1839
LOUIS JACQUES MANDE DAGUERRE DIED, 1851
MARCEL PROUST, 1871
CLEMENT CLARK MOORE ("NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS") DIED, 1873
EDMUND CLERIHEW BENTLEY, 1875
MARY McLEOD BETHUNE (AFRICAN-AMERICAN EDUCATOR), 1875
IMA HOGG (TEXAS PHILANTHROPIST), 1882
WYOMING ADMITTED (44), 1890
CARL ORFF, 1895
JAMES ABBOTT McNEIL WHISTLER, 1903
CHARLES STEWART ROLLS DIED, 1910
134, DEATH VALLEY, HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED IN US, 1913
SAUL BELLOW, 1915
DAVID BRINKLEY, 1920
EUNICE MARY KENNEDY SHRIVER (FOUNDED SPECIAL OLYMPICS), 1921
SCOPES "MONKEY" TRIAL BEGAN, DAYTON, TN (SEE 7/21), 1925
FREDERICK HUBBARD GWYNNE (HERMAN MUNSTER), 1926
DAVID NORMAN DINKINS (1ST BLACK MAYOR OF NY, NY), 1927
MAX VON SYDOW, 1929
BATTLE OF BRITAIN BEGAN (LASTED 3.5 MONTHS), 1940
JELLY ROLL MORTON DIED, 1941
ALLIES INVADED SICILY, 1943
ARTHUR ROBERT ASHE, JR, 1943
ARLO GUTHRIE, 1947
TELSTAR LAUNCHED, 1962
US PATENT GRANTED TO NILS BOHLIN FOR 3-PT SEATBELT (SEE 7/17), 1962
SOFIA VERGERA, 1972
BAHAMANIAN INDEPENDENCE, 1973
ARTHUR FIEDLER DIED, 1979
JESSICA SIMPSON, 1980
"RAINBOW WARRIOR" SUNK, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 1985
COCA-COLA ANNOUNCED "CLASSIC COKE", 1985
MEL BLANC DIED, 1989
BORIS YELTSIN BECAME RUSSIAN PRESIDENT, 1991
US LIFTED SANCTIONS AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA, 1991
"MADELINE" RELEASED IN US, 1998
"SMALL SOLDIERS" RELEASED IN US, 1998
US WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM WON 2ND "WORLD CUP", 1999
"CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY" RELEASED IN US, 2005
HURRICANE DENNIS HIT FL, 2005
INTERNATIONAL TOWN CRIERS DAY, 2017
NUDE RECREATION WEEK, 2017


TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017
U.N.:  WORLD POPULATION DAY
ROBERT THE BRUCE, 1274			
ANN AUSTIN & MARY FISHER BECAME 1ST QUAKERS TO ARRIVE IN AMERICA, 1656
THOMAS BOWDLER (LITERATURE & SHAKESPEARE SANITIZER), 1754
JOHN QUNICY ADAMS, 1767
BRITISH TROOPS EVACUATED SAVANNAH, GA, 1782
AARON BURR FATALLY SHOT ALEXANDER HAMILTON IN DUEL, WEEHAWKEN, NY, 1804
HARRY KELLAR (AMERICAN MAGICIAN), 1849
ALFRED BINET (DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST), 1857
GEN. JUBAL EARLY'S RAID ON WASHINGTON, DC, 1864
ELWYN BROOKS WHITE (CHARLOTTE'S WEB), 1899
BABE RUTH MADE DEBUT IN MAJOR LEAGUES (BOSTON RED SOX VS CLEVELAND INDIANS), 1914
PRES WILSON SIGNED FEDERAL AID ROAD ACT, 1916
YUL BRENNER (TADJE KHAN), 1920
MONGOLIAN PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC, 1921
THEODORE HAROLD MAIMAN (DEVELOPED 1ST WORKING LASER), 1927
AMPITHEATER @HOLLYWOOD BOWL OPENED, 1932
GIORGIO ARMANI, 1936
GEORGE GERSHWIN DIED, 1937
DEBBIE HARRY ("BLONDIE"), 1945
SOVIETS AGREED TO TURN OVER W BERLIN TO ALLIES, 1945
U.S. 1ST USED NAPALM, LUZON, PHILIPPINES, 1945
BONNIE POINTER, 1951
US AIR FORCE ACADEMY, 1955
SELA WARD, 1956
SUZANNE VEGA, 1959
HARPER LEE'S TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 1ST PUBLISHED, 1960
TELSTAR RELAYED 1ST INTERCONTINENTAL TV SIGNAL, 1962
JEFF CORWIN, 1967
JOHN HENSON (TV GUIDE CHANNEL), 1967
JOHN W CAMPBELL (SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY EDITOR) DIED, 1971
SKYLAB LANDED (AUSTRALIA & INDIAN OCEAN), 1979
MATEJ GASPAR, OF ZAGREB, YUGOSLAVIA, BECAME 5-BILLIONTH HUMAN BEING, 1987
LAURENCE OLIVIER DIED, 1989
US & VIETNAM RESUMED DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS, 1995
"CONTACT" RELEASED IN US, 1997
"LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN" RELEASED IN US, 2003
HURRICANE CLAUDETTE HIT MEXICO, 2003
"HELLBOY 2–THE GOLDEN ARMY" RELEASED IN US, 2008
"JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH" RELEASED IN US, 2008
"BAREFOOT BANDIT" COLTON HARRIS-MOORE CAPTURED IN BAHAMAS, 2010
CRUISE OREGON CAR SHOW, FLORENCE, OR, 2017
FILM FLEADH OPENS, GALWAY CITY, CO GALWAY, 2017
INTERNATIONAL BUSKERS FESTIVAL, VICTORIA, BC, 2017


WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017
JULIUS CAESAR, 100 BCE
GEOFFREY CHAUCER APPOINTED CHIEF CLERK BY RICHARD II, 1389
ERASMUS DIED, 1536
HENRY HUDSON 1ST SAW NORTH AMERICA, 1609
ORANGEMEN'S DAY, NORTHERN IRELAND/BATTLE OF THE BOYNE, 1690
JOSIAH WEDGWOOD, 1730
ALEXANDER HAMILTON DIED, 1804
HENRY DAVID THOREAU, 1817
WILLIAM OSLER ("FATHER OF MODERN MEDICINE"), 1849
GEORGE EASTMAN, 1854
CONFEDERACY SIGNED TREATIES W/CHOCTAWS & CHICKASAWS, 1861
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER, 1861
PRES LINCOLN AUTHORIZED MEDAL OF HONOR, 1862
AMADEO MODIGLIANI, 1884
FREDERICK JACKSON TURNER DELIVERED "SIGNIFICANCE OF THE AMERICAN FRONTIER" PAPER, 1893
OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II, 1895
RICHARD BUCKMINSTER FULLER, 1895
PABLO NERUDA (CHILEAN POET), 1904
MILTON BERLE (MILTON BERLINGER), 1908
"CURLY" JOE DE RITA (LAST LIVING STOOGE, DIED 1993), 1909
16TH AMENDMENT (INCOME TAX), 1909
ANDREW NEWELL WYETH, 1917
YUL BRYNNER, 1920
MARK HATFIELD, 1922
BOBBY JONES BECAME 1ST GOLFER TO WIN GRAND SLAM, 1930
VAN CLIBURN (HARVEY LAVAN, JR.), 1934
WILLIAM HENRY COSBY, JR., 1938
BATTLE OF KURSK BEGAN (LARGEST TANK BATTLE IN HISTORY–SEE 7/13), 1943
CHRISTINE McVIE, 1943
RICHARD SIMMONS, 1948
CHERYL LADD ("CHARLIE'S ANGELS"), 1952
EISENHOWER BECAME 1ST US PRESIDENT TO RIDE IN A HELICOPTER, 1957
PRINCE KARIM AL-HUSSAIN OF PAKISTAN BECAME 4TH AGA KHAN, 1957
ETCH-A-SKETCH 1ST WENT ON SALE, 1960
1ST ROLLING STONES PERFORMANCE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1962
KRISTI TSUYA YAMAGUCHI, 1971
LON CHANEY, JR, DIED, 1973
WALTER MONDALE ANNOUNCED SELECTION OF GERALDINE FERRARO AS DEM VP CANDIDATE, 1984
"EVENING AT POPS" TV PREMIERE, 1988
PHOBOS 2 LAUNCHED, 1988
GERMANY ENDED BAN ON SENDING TROOPS OUT OF THE COUNTRY, 1994
RECORD HEAT WAVE HIT CHICAGO (SEE 7/19), 1995
JOHN CHANCELLOR DIED, 1996
MALALA YOUSAFZAI, 1997
FRANCE WON WORLD CUP, 1998
"DROP DEAD GORGEOUS" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"ROAD TO PERDITION" RELEASED IN US, 2002
DRAGON FYRE FESTIVAL, SODA SPRINGS, ID, 2017
UTAH RENAISSANCE FAIRE, CEDAR CITY, UT, 2017


THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2017
EMBRACE YOUR GEEKNESS DAY
GRUNTLED WORKERS DAY
JOHN DEE (ASTROLOGER, MAGICIAN & ADVISER TO ELIZABETH I), 1587
NORTHWEST ORDINANCE, 1787
MARAT ASSASSINATED BY CHARLOTTE CORDAY (SEE 7/17), 1793
WORDSWORTH VISITED TINTERN ABBEY, WALES, 1798
NATHAN BEDFORD-FORREST, 1821
HENRY M SCHOOLCRAFT ASCENDED TO SOURCE OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER, 1832
ANTI-DRAFT RIOTS BEGAN, NEW YORK, NY, 1863
JOHN JACOB ASTOR (HOTELIER), 1864
SHERIFF PAT GARRETT SHOT & KILLED BILLY THE KID, NM, 1881
JOHN C FREMONT DIED, 1890
WOMEN 1ST COMPETED IN MODERN OLYMPICS, 1908
BOB CRANE ("HOGAN'S HEROES"), 1928
1ST WORLD CUP SOCCER TOURNAMENT, MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY, 1930
FRANK SINATRA MADE 1ST RECORDINGS, 1939
PATRICK STEWART, 1940
HARRISON FORD, 1942
BATTLE OF KURSK–LARGEST TANK BATTLE IN HISTORY–ENDED (SEE 7/12), 1943
ERNO RUBIK, 1944
RICHARD M "CHEECH" MARIN, 1946
GENENE JONES (SERIAL KILLER, BEXER CO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL, TX), 1950
FRIDA KAHLO DIED, 1954
JFK WON DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR US PRESIDENT, 1960
"BROTHERS" TV PREMIERE, 1984
LIVE AID, PHILADELPHIA & LONDON, 1985
"EYES WIDE SHUT" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"LEGALLY BLONDE" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"SPY KIDS 3–GAME OVER" RELEASED IN US, 2003
BOHEMIA MINING DAYS, COTTAGE GROVE, OR, 2017
FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL, VANCOUVER, BC, 2017
INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL BEGINS, GALWAY CITY, CO GALWAY, 2017
TIMBER OUTDOOR MUSIC FESTIVAL, CARNATION, WA, 2017
WILD HORSE STAMPEDE, WOLF POINT, MT, 2017
JEAN-LUC PICCARD, 2305


FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017
CRUSADERS CAPTURED JERUSALEM (1ST CRUSADE), 1099
ANDREA del SARTO (ITALIAN PAINTER), 1486
CARDINAL JULES MAZARIN (SUCCESSOR TO RICHELIEU), 1602
BASTILLE DAY, 1789
BIRMINGHAM RIOT, 1791  
"SEDITION ACT" BECAME US LAW, 1798
BYRON RETURNED TO ENGLAND AFTER 2 YEARS ABROAD, 1811
FLORENCE BASCOM (PIONEER FEMALE GEOLIGIST), 1862
GUSTAV KLIMT, 1862
ALVIN J FELLOWS PATENTED TAPE MEASURE, 1868
BILLY THE KID SUPPOSEDLY KILLED, FT SUMNER, NM, 1881
GOLD DISCOVERED AT FAIRBANKS, AK, 1902
ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER, 1904
TOM CARVEL (INVENTED SOFT SERVE ICE CREAM MACHINE), 1906
"ADVENTURES OF DORINE" BECAME 1ST D W GRIFFITH FILM RELEASED, 1908
WILLIAM HANNA, 1910
NORTHRUP FRYE, 1912
WOODROW WILSON GUTHRIE, 1912
GERALD RUDLOPH FORD  (LESLIE KING) (38TH PRES) , 1913
JEROME LAWRENCE (PLAYWRIGHT), 1915
ERNST INGMAR BERGMAN, 1918
JOHN WILLIAM CHANCELLOR, 1927
NAZIS SUPPRESSED ALL OTHER POLITICAL PARTIES, 1933
POPEYE, 1933
JERRY RUBIN, 1938
1ST EDITION, BENJAMIN SPOCK'S COMMON SENSE BOOK OF BABY & CHILD CARE, 1946
VW INTRODUCED KARMAN-GHIA, 1955
RICHARD SPECK RAPED & KILLED 8 STUDENT NURSES, CHICAGO, IL, 1966
HANK AARON HIT 500TH HOMER, 1968
RAYMOND LOEWY (STREAMLINING) DIED, 1986
FRANCOIS MITTERAND ANNOUNCED FRANCE WOULD BUILD BIBLIOTHEQUE DE FRANCE, 1988
"LICENSE TO KILL" RELEASED IN US, 1989
MPEG-1 AUDIO LAYER 3 (MP3) STANDARD INTRODUCED, 1995
"UNDER SIEGE 2: DARK TERRITORY" RELEASED IN US, 1996
"MUPPETS FROM SPACE" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"X-MEN" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"STUART LITTLE 2" RELEASED IN US, 2002
HURRICANE CLAUDETTE HIT TX, 2003
HURRICANE EMILY HIT GRENADA, 2005
"NEW HORIZONS" REACHED PLUTO, 2015
CRAZY DAYS, LA GRANDE, OR, 2017
DAYBREAK STAR INDIAN POW WOW, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL BEGINS, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, 2017
MUSIC AT PAXTON FESTIVAL OPENS, PAXTON, BERWICKSHIRE, 2017
MUSIC FESTIVAL, ISLE OF TIREE, HEBRIDES, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, 2017
NATIONAL MOTORCYCLE DAY, 2017
NW STATE UNIVERSITY FOLK FESTIVAL & STATE FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIPS, NATCHITOCHES, LA, 2017
OPEN AIR MUSIC FESTIVAL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
ROBIN HOOD FESTIVAL, SHERWOOD, OR, 2017
STATE FAIR BEGINS, SACRAMENTO, CA, 2017
UNITY MUSIC FESTIVAL, SLOCAN, BC, 2017
WEST SEATTLE SUMMER FEST, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
WINDY CITY SMOKEOUT, CHICAGO, IL, 2017


SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2017
RESPECT CANADA DAY
ST SWITHIN'S DAY/RELICS TRANSFERRED TO WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL, 971
INIGO JONES (ENGLISH ARCHITECT), 1573
REMBRANDT HARMENSVOON van RIJN, 1606
THOMAS BULLFINCH, 1716
CLEMENT CLARK MOORE ("VISIT FROM ST NICHOLAS"), 1779
LAFAYETTE BECAME COLONEL OF PARIS, 1789
ZEBULON PIKE & PARTY SET OFF FROM ST LOUIS TO EXPLORE THE SOUTHWEST, 1806
FRANCIS XAVIER CABRINI (1ST US CITIZEN CANONIZED), 1850
CSS ARKANSAS BEGAN ATTACKING UNION SHIPS, 1862
GEORGIA BECAME LAST CONFEDERATE STATE READMITTED TO US, 1870
BANDI VOLCANO ON JAPANESE ISLAND OF HONSHU KILLED HUNDREDS, 1888
1ST BUDDHIST TEMPLE IN US, LOS ANGELES, CA, 1904
BATTLE OF THE MARNE, 1918
CLIVE CUSSLER, 1931
JULIAN ALEXANDER BREAM, 1933
LINDA RONSTADT, 1946
ARIANA HUFFINGTON, 1950
JESSE VENTURA (JAMES GEORGE JANOS)  1952
FOREST WHITAKER, 1961
BRIGITTE NIELSEN, 1962
MARINER IV SENT BACK 1ST CLOSE-UP PICTURES OF MARS, 1965
ADAM SAVAGE, 1967
U.S.-U.S.S.R. COMMERCIAL AIRFLIGHTS BEGAN, 1968
PRES NIXON ANNOUNCED HE WOULD VISIT CHINA, 1971
APOLLO 18/SOYUZ 19 LINKUP, 1975
RICHARD RUTAN & JEANA YEAGER SET FLIGHT ENDURANCE RECORD IN  "VOYAGER", 1986
"TRUE LIES" RELEASED IN US, 1994
ANDREW CUNANAN KILLED GIANNI VERSACE, MIAMI, FL, 1997
"THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"BOURNE SUPREMACY" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY" RELEASED IN US, 2005
ABBADIA MARE RENAISSANCE FAIRE, GLOUCESTER, MA, 2017
ARAB FESTIVAL, SEATTLE CENTER, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
BON FESTIVAL, JAPAN, 2017
CELTIC FESTIVAL, ELIZABETH, CO, 2017
CENTRAL COAST RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA, 2017
CHICAGO, IL TO MACKINAC ISLAND, MI BOAT RACE, 2017
CHINATOWN-INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT DRAGON FEST, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
HAWK CREEK WILDLIFE & RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, AURORA, NY, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, TOMINTOUL, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, 2017
INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL BEGINS, DUNEDIN, SCOTLAND, 2017
LOCH LOMOND HIGHLAND GAMES, BALLOCH, WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE, 2017
LOCHCARRON HIGHLAND GAMES, ATTADALE ESTATE, WESTER ROSS, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, 2017
PORTLAND HIGHLAND GAMES, GRESHAM, OR, 2017
SEAFAIR MILK CARTON DERBY, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
SOUTHERN OREGON KITE FESTIVAL, BROOKINGS HARBOR, OR, 2017
SOUTHPORT ART & MUSIC FEST, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
WHISKY MUSIC FESTIVAL, PENDLETON, OR, 2017


SUNDAY, JULY 16, 2017
ST. CLARE OF ASSISI, 1194
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA, FOUNDED, 1548
ANNE OF CLEVES (WIFE #4–SEE 7/9) DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES, 1557
JOSHUA REYNOLDS (ENGLISH PORTRAITIST), 1723
MISSION SAN DIEGO de ALCALA  (1ST CALIFORNIA MISSION) FOUNDED, 1769
GEN ANTHONY WAYNE EARNED NICKNAME "MAD" AFTER HIS TROOPS STORMED STONY POINT, NY, 1779
GEORGE WASHINGTON SIGNED LEGISLATION SELECTING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AS THE PERMANENT CAPITAL
	OF THE U.S., 1790
JEAN-BAPTISTE-CAMILLE COROT (FRENCH PAINTER), 1796
MARY BAKER EDDY, 1821
OTTO JESPERSEN (AUTHORITY ON ENGLISH GRAMMAR), 1860
IDA BELL WELLS-BENNETT (AFRICAN-AMERICAN JOURNALIST & ANTILYNCHING CRUSADER), 1862
ROALD ENGELBREIT GRAVNING AMUNDSEN (NORWEGIAN POLAR EXPLORER), 1872
MARY TODD LINCOLN DIED, 1882
BARBARA STANWYCK (HIGHEST PAID WOMAN IN US, 1944), 1907
ORVILLE REDENBACHER, 1907
GINGER ROGERS  (VIRGINIA KATHERINE McMATH), 1911
ROMANOV FAMILY EXECUTED, 1918
BESS MYERSON (1ST JEWISH MISS AMERICA), 1924
"NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC" PUBLISHED 1ST COLOR UNDERWATER PHOTOS, 1926
ROBERT SHECKLEY, 1928
1ST PARKING METER INSTALLED, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 1935
MARSHAL PETAIN BECAME PREMIER OF OCCUPIED FRANCE, 1940
13,000 JEWS ROUNDED UP & HELD AT THE VELODROME D'HIVER, PARIS, FRANCE, 1942
1ST A-BOMB EXPLOSION  (AT TRINITY SITE, ALAMAGORDO AFB, NM), 1945
ORENTHAL JAMES SIMPSON, 1947
PINCHAS ZUCKERMAN, 1948
RUBEN BLADES, 1948
SALINGER'S CATCHER IN THE RYE 1ST PUBLISHED, 1951
STEWART COPELAND (STING'S BANDMATE IN "POLICE" & COMPOSER), 1952
MICHAEL FLATLEY, 1958
WILL FERRELL, 1967
APOLLO 11 LAUNCHED, 1969
SADDAM HUSSEIN BECAME PRESIDENT OF IRAQ, 1979
DATSUN BECAME NISSAN, 1981
EARTHQUAKE IN PHILIPPINES, 1990
"FREE WILLY" RELEASED IN US, 1993
COMET SHOEMAKER-LEVY BEGAN CRASHING INTO JUPITER, 1994
"BLAIR WITCH PROJECT" RELEASED IN US, 1999
JFK JR, CAROLYN BESSETTE KENNEDY & LAUREN BESSETTE KILLED IN PLANE CRASH, 1999
"JURASSIC PARK 3" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"8-LEGGED FREAKS" RELEASED IN US, 2002
PRES G W BUSH ANNOUNCED "HOMELAND SECURITY" PLAN, 2002
"I, ROBOT" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"MAMMA MIA!" RELEASED IN US, 2008
BEER FESTIVAL, LUXEMBOURG, BELGIUM, 2017
CHINATOWN SUMMER FAIR, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
CIVIC WEEK, KELSO, BERWICKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017
CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE, FOREST GROVE, OR, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, STONEHAVEN, ABERDEENSHIRE, 2017
NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY, 2017
PEACH CLASSIC TRIATHALON, PENTICTON, BC, 2017


MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
ISAAC WATTS (FATHER OF ENGLISH HYMNODY), 1674
ELBRIDGE GERRY (GERRYMANDER), 1744
JOHN JACOB ASTOR, 1763
1ST US MILITARY HOSPITAL APPROVED, 1775
ADAM SMITH DIED, 1790
CHARLOTTE CORDAY GUILLOTINED FOR KILLING MARAT (SEE 7/13), 1793
U.S. GAINED POSSESSION OF FLORIDA FROM SPAIN, 1821
LUIS MUNOZ-RIVERA (PUERTO RICAN PATRIOT), 1859
US NATIONAL CEMETERIES AUTHORIZED, 1862
HARVARD SCHOOL OF DENTAL MEDICINE BECAME 1ST DENTAL SCHOOL IN US, 1867
ERLE STANLEY GARDNER (A A FAIR) (CREATED PERRY MASON), 1889
HAILE SELASSIE, 1892
BERENICE ABBOTT (US PHOTOGRAPHER), 1898
JAMES FRANCIS CAGNEY, 1899
JAMES ABBOT McNEIL WHISTLER DIED, 1903
ART LINKLETTER, 1912
PHYLLIS DILLER, 1917
NELSON ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA, 1918
RUSSIAN ROYAL FAMILY EXECUTED, 1918
JUAN ANTONIO SAMARANCH (7TH PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE), 1920
NILS BOHLIN (INVENTED 3-PT SEATBELT–SEE 7/10 ), 1920
THOMAS SAMUEL KUHN (HISTORY OF SCIENCE), 1922
DIAHANN CAROL  (CAROL DIAHANN JOHNSONN), 1935
DONALD SUTHERLAND, 1935
PETER SCHICKELE (P D Q BACH), 1935
SPANISH CIVIL WAR BEGAN, 1936
DOUGLAS GROCE CORRIGAN LEFT BROOKLYN FOR LOS ANGELES (SEE 7/18), 1938
AMMUNITION SHIP @ PORT CHICAGO, CA, EXPLODED, KILLING 332, 1944
POTSDAM CONFERENCE BEGAN, 1945
CAMILLA SHAND PARKER BOLLES, 1947
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, 1948
LUCIE ARNAZ, 1951
DAVID HASSELHOFF, 1952
NICOLETTE LARSON, 1952
ANGELA DOROTHEA KASMER MERKEL (GERMAN CHANCELLOR), 1954
DISNEYLAND OPENED, 1955
BILLIE HOLIDAY DIED, 1959
JOHN COLTRANE DIED, 1967
APOLLO 18 & SOYUZ 19 DOCKED IN SPACE, 1975
ACCIDENT AT HYATT REGENCY HOTEL, KANSAS CITY, 1981
LEGAL DRINKING AGE IN US SET AT 21, 1984
SVETLANA SAVISTKA BECAME 1ST WOMAN TO RETURN TO SPACE (SOYUZ T-12, SEE 7/28), 1984
1ST STEALTH BOMBER FLIGHT, PALMDALE, CA, 1989
TWA FLIGHT 800 EXPLODED AFTER TAKEOFF FROM KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, 1996
"GODZILLA" RELEASED IN US, 1998
WALTER CRONKITE DIED, 2009
MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 17 SHOT DOWN, 2014
HIGHLAND GAMES, BURNTISLAND, FIFE, SCOTLAND, 2017
NATIONAL GET OUT OF THE DOGHOUSE DAY, 2017


TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017
ROME BURNED, 64
PETRARCH DIED (SEE 7/20) , 1374
ROBERT HOOKE (ENGLISH PHYSICIST), 1635
GILBERT WHITE (FATHER OF ENGLISH NATURALISTS), 1720
JOHN PAUL JONES DIED, PARIS, FRANCE, 1792
WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY, 1811
JANE AUSTEN DIED, 1817
MOLLY BROWN (MARGARET TOBIN), 1867
CHICAGO GOLF CLUB INCORPORATED (1ST 18-HOLE COURSE IN US), 1893
HORATIO ALGER, JR, DIED, 1899
SAMUEL ICHIYE HAYAKAWA (LINGUIST, SEN FROM CA), 1906
ANDREI ANDREYEVICH GROMYKO, 1909
RICHARD "RED" SKELTON, 1913
HARRIET HILLIARD NELSON, 1914
NELSON ROLIHALA MANDELA, 1918
JOHN HERSCHEL GLENN, JR., 1921
THOMAS SAMUEL KUHN (HISTORIAN OF SCIENCE), 1922
1ST VOLUME HITLER'S MEIN KAMPF PUBLISHED, 1925
RICHARD TOTTEN BUTTON (OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL FIGURE SKATER), 1929
1ST OSCAR MEYER WEINERMOBILE BUILT, CHICAGO, IL, 1936
DOUGLAS GROCE CORRIGAN LANDED IN IRELAND INSTEAD OF AT LOS ANGELES, 1938
HUNTER STOCKTON THOMPSON, 1939
PRES. TRUMAN SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION EXECUTIVE ORDER, 1947
RUBEN BLADES, 1948
RICHARD CHARLES NICHOLAS BRANSON, 1950
VIN DIESEL (MARK VINCENT), 1967
SEN TED KENNEDY & MARY-JO KOPECHNE DROVE CAR OFF CHAPPAQUIDICK BRIDGE, 1969
NADIA COMANECI SCORED 1ST PERFECT 10 IN OLYMPICS, 1976
INDIA ORBITED 1ST SATELLITE, 1980
US DRAFT REGISTRATION RULED UNCONSTITUTIONAL FOR EXCLUDING WOMEN, 1980
JAMES OLIVER HUBERTY SHOT & KILLED 21 @ McDONALD'S, SAN YSIDRO, CA, 1984
VIDEOTAPES OF TITANIC'S REMAINS RELEASED, 1986
RUDOLF ISING (LOONEY TUNES, MERRIE MELODIES) DIED, 1992
EUGENE SHOEMAKER (ASTRONOMER & DISCOVERER OF COMETS) DIED, 1997
"INSPECTOR GADGET" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"INSOMNIA" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"BAD BOYS 2" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"JOHNNY ENGLISH" RELEASED IN US, 2003
GEN WILLIAM WESTMORELAND DIED, 2005
HURRICANE EMILY HIT MEXICO, 2005
"BATMAN–THE DARK KNIGHT" RELEASED IN US, 2008
HIGHLAND GAMES, INVERARY, ARGYLLSHIRE, 2017
RENDEZ-VOUS & TALL SHIPS REGATTA, QUEBEC CITY, QC, 2017
SNAKE RIVER STAMPEDE, NAMPA, ID, 2017


WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017
FEAST OF ST VINCENT de PAUL
CONSTRUCTION OF KREMLIN BEGAN, 1485
LADY JANE GREY DEPOSED AS QUEEN OF ENGLAND (SEE 7/10--EXECUTED BY MARY 2/12/1554), 1553
SPANISH ARMADA ARRIVED OFF ENGLISH COAST, 1588
MASSACHUSETTS WITCHCRAFT EXECUTIONS BEGAN, 1592
NAPOLEON'S SOLDIERS DISCOVERED ROSETTA STONE, 1799
SAMUEL COLT, 1814
HILAIRE-GERMAN-EDGAR DEGAS, 1834
1ST U.S. WOMEN'S RIGHTS CONVENTION, SENECA FALLS, NY, 1848
LIZZIE ANDREW BORDEN, 1860
UNION ATTACK ON FT. WAGNER, CHARLESTON, SC, 1863
CHARLES HORACE MAYO, 1865
SITTING BULL SURRENDERED, 1881
MAX FLEISCHER (EARLY ANIMATOR), 1883
ARTHUR GORDON "ART" LINKLETTER, 1912
EVE MERRIMAN (FEMINIST, AUTHOR, POET, PLAYWRIGHT), 1916
CENOTAPH UNVEILED, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1919
ROSALYN SUSSMAN YALOW (NOBEL PRIZE FOR PHYSIOLOGY, 1977), 1921
GEORGE STANLEY McGOVERN, 1922
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER BEGAN WORKING W/HENRY FORD ON SYNTHETIC RUBBER, 1942
US PLANES BOMBED ROME, 1943
GERMAN OFFICERS PLOTTED TO KILL HITLER, 1944
MARILYN MONROE'S 1ST SCREEN TEST, 1946
KATHLEEN TURNER, 1954
SUN RECORDS RELEASED 1ST ELVIS SINGLE ("THAT'S ALL RIGHT (MAMA)", 1954
TOLKIEN'S FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING 1ST PUBLISHED, 1954
ANTHONY EDWARDS, 1962
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH, 1976
ANASTASIO SOMOZA FLED NICARAGUA, 1979
UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT 232 CRASHED, SIOUX CITY, IA, 1989
"FREE WILLY 2: THE ADVENTURE HOME" RELEASED IN US, 1995
RECORD HEAT WAVE IN CHICAGO ENDED, ALMOST 1000 DEAD (SEE 7/12), 1995
"K-19 THE WIDOWMAKER" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"CATWOMAN" RELEASED IN US, 2004
FRANK McCOURT DIED, 2009
FESTIVAL, CRAIL, FIFE, 2017
HEBCELT CELTIC FESTIVAL, LEWIS, HEBRIDES, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, 2017
NATIONAL BABY FOOD FESTIVAL, FREMONT, MI, 2017
TAKE YOUR PLANT TO WORK DAY, 2017


THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017
ALEXANDER THE GREAT, 343 BCE
PETRARCH (FRANCESCO PETRARCA) (SEE 7/8), 1304
ANNE HUTCHINSON (PURITAN FREETHINKER) BAPTIZED, 1591
ENGLISH "RIOT ACT" TOOK EFFECT, 1715
COLUMBIA GAINED INDEPENDENCE FROM SPAIN, 1819
1ST US CIGARETTE TAX LEGISLATION, 1868
HOWARD THURSTON (US MAGICIAN), 1869
MARK TWAIN'S THE INNOCENTS ABROAD 1ST PUBLISHED, 1869
SITTING BULL SURRENDERED, 1881
VIRGINIA O'HANLON DOUGLAS ("YES, VIRGINIA"), 1889
THEDA BARA (THEODOSIA GOODMAN), 1890
ANDREW LANG DIED, 1912
BASEBALL DECLARED A NON-ESSENTIAL OCCUPATION, 1918
EDMUND PERCIVAL HILLARY, 1919
MIKE ILITCH (LITTLE CAESAR'S, DETROIT RED WINGS & TIGERS), 1929
CORMAC McCARTHY, 1933
NELSON DOUBLEDAY, 1933
GUGLIELMO MARCONI DIED, 1937
DIANA RIGG, 1938
NATALIE WOOD, 1938
"BILLBOARD" RAN 1ST MUSIC POPULARITY CHART, 1940
HITLER ASSASSINATION PLOT FAILED, 1944
CARLOS ALBERTO SANTANA, 1947
PRES TRUMAN CALLED FOR PEACETIME DRAFT, 1948
GENEVA ACCORDS SIGNED, 1954
TERRI RAINES IRWIN, 1964
SPECIAL OLYMPICS DAY/1ST SPECIAL OLYMPICS, CHICAGO, IL, 1968
"EAGLE" LANDED/NEIL ARMSTRONG WALKED ON THE MOON, 1969
BRUCE LEE DIED, 1973
VIKING I LANDED ON MARS, 1976
"ATOCHA" TREASURE REMOVAL BEGAN, 1985
HURRICANE EMILY HIT MEXICO, 2005
JAMES DOOHAN DIED, 2005
TAMMY FAYE LaVALLEY BAKKER MESSNER DIED, 2007
JAMES HOLMES KILLED 12 & WOUNDED 58 @ MOVIE THEATER, AURORA, CO, 2012
ARTS FESTIVAL OPENS, BOYLE, CO ROSCOMMON, 2017
BITE & BREW OF SALEM, OR, 2017
COMIC-CON OPENS, SAN DIEGO, CA, 2017
HEMINGWAY LOOK ALIKE CONTEST, KEY WEST, FL, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, MULL, HEBRIDES, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, 2017
INTERNATIONAL FASHION FESTIVAL BEGINS, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, 2017
PDX LATINX PRIDE, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
QUILT ODYSSEY, HERSHEY, PA, 2017


FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017
ST. PHILIP NERI (MYSTIC), 1515
ROBERT BURNS DIED, 1796
BARON PAUL JULIUS REUTER, 1816
BELGIUM GAINED INDEPENDENCE FROM NETHERLANDS (1ST KING, LEOPOLD I), 1831
1ST BATTLE OF BULL RUN, MANASSAS JUNCTION, VA, 1861
JOHN JOSEPH "JOHNNY" EVERS (2ND BASE, CHICAGO CUBS, TINKER TO EVERS TO CHANCE), 1881
GUAM CEDED TO U.S. BY SPAIN, 1898
ERNEST MILLER HEMINGWAY, 1899
HERBERT MARSHALL McLUHAN, 1911
ISAAC STERN, 1920
DON KNOTTS, 1924
SCOPES "MONKEY" TRIAL ENDED (SEE 7/10), 1925
US VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, 1930
JONATHAN WOLFE MILLER, 1934
JANET RENO, 1938
GUAM LIBERATED FROM JAPANESE, 1944
KENNETH STARR (WHITEWATER/CLINTON IMPEACHMENT SPECIAL PROSECUTOR), 1946
D W GRIFFITH DIED, 1948
GARRETSON BEEKMAN "GARRY" TRUDEAU, 1948
YUSUF ISLAM (CAT STEVENS: REAL NAME, STEPHEN DEMETRI GEORGIU), 1948
SENATE AUTHORIZED US PARTICIPATION IN NATO, 1949
ROBIN WILLIAMS, 1952
VIETNAM DIVIDED, 1954
BASIL RATHBONE DIED, 1967
DAM COMPLETED @ ASWAN, EGYPT, 1970
NATIONAL WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME FOUNDED, SENECA FALLS, NY, 1979
1ST HUMAN KILLED BY A ROBOT, JACKSON, MI, 1984
"LAURA CROFT–TOMBRAIDER 2: CRADLE OF LIFE" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"NO DIRECTION HOME–BOB DYLAN" RELEASED IN US, 2005
TERRORIST BOMBING ATTEMPT ON LONDON'S TRANSIT SYSTEM, 2005
"MONSTER HOUSE" RELEASED IN US, 2006
DEATHLY HALLOWS BECAME LAST HARRY POTTER BOOK TO DATE, 2007
ATLANTIS RETURNED FROM LAST (135TH) SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION, 2011
ART FAIR & FESTIVAL, SALEM, OR, 2017
BITE OF SEATTLE, WA, 2017
BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, DARRINGTON, WA, 2017
BREWS BY THE BLUES FESTIVAL, MILTON FREEWATER, OR, 2017
LAVENDER WEEKEND, SEQUIM, WA, 2017
McKENZIE RIVER CHAINSAW & ART FESTIVAL, BLUE RIVER, OR, 2017
NO PET STORE PUPPIES DAY, 2017
SANTIAM CANYON STAMPEDE, SUBLIMITY, OR, 2017
STARBELLY JAM, CRAWFORD BAY, BC, 2017
W C HANDY MUSIC FESTIVAL, FLORENCE, AL, 2017
WILDWOOD MUSIC FESTIVAL, SHERIDAN, OR, 2017


SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017
FEAST OF ST. MARY MAGDALENE
PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN, 1376
EXPEDITION TO ROANOKE, 1587
SHAKESPEARE'S "MERCHANT OF VENICE" ENTERED ON "STATIONERS' REGISTER", 1598
U.S. POSTAL SYSTEM ESTABLISHED, 1715
ALEXANDER MACKENZIE REACHED PACIFIC NEAR VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1793
GREGOR JOHANN MENDEL, 1822
WILLIAM ARCHIBALD SPOONER, 1844
EMMA LAZARUS (POEM AT STATUE OF LIBERTY), 1849
ROSE ELIZABETH FITZGERALD KENNEDY, 1890
ALEXANDER STERLING CALDER, 1898
STEPHEN VINCENT BENET, 1898
AMY VANDERBILT (MANNERS & ETIQUETTE), 1908
DAN ROWAN, 1922
ROBERT JOSEPH DOLE, 1923
OSCAR DE LA RENTA, 1932
WILEY POST BECAME 1ST TO COMPLETE SOLO AROUND THE WORLD FLIGHT (7 DAYS, 18 HOURS, 49 MIN), 1933
F.B.I. AGENTS KILLED JOHN DILLINGER, CHICAGO, IL , 1934
ALEX TREBECK, 1940
NAZIS BEGAN DEPORTING JEWS FROM WARSAW GHETTO TO TREBLINKA, 1942
ALLIES TOOK PALERMO, SICILY, 1943
DANNY GLOVER, 1947
DON HENLEY, 1947
"7 BRIDES FOR 7 BROTHERS" RELEASED IN US, 1954
AL DiMEOLA, 1954
JOHN LEGUIZAMO, 1964
DAVID SPADE, 1965
CARL SANDBURG DIED, 1967
VENERA 8 LANDED ON VENUS, 1972
US RESTORED CITIZENSHIP OF ROBERT E LEE, 1975
JEFFREY DAHMER ARRESTED, MILWAUKEE, WI, 1991
SELENA GOMEZ, 1992
"MYSTERY MEN" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"AUSTIN POWERS IN GOLDMEMBER" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"SEABISCUIT" RELEASED IN US, 2003
JESSICA LYNCH RECEIVED AS HERO, PALESTINE, WV, 2003
QUSAY & UDAY HUSSEIN KILLED BY US FORCES, MOSUL, IRAQ, 2003
"MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE" RELEASED IN US, 2004
ANDERS BEHRING BREIVIK KILLED 77 & WOUNDED MORE THAN 300, OSLO, NORWAY, 2011
AIR DISPLAY, BRAY, CO WICKLOW, 2017
ANTIQUE & CLASSIC BOAT SHOW RENDEZVOUS, MYSTIC SEAPORT, CT, 2017
CANTERBURY RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, SILVERTON, OR, 2017
CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, AIRTH, FALKIRK, SCOTLAND, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, LOCHEARNHEAD, SCOTLAND, 2017
MERCHANT CITY FESTIVAL OPENS, GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE, 2017
NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY, 2017
NORTH AMERICAN SCRABBLE CHAMPIONSHIPS, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 2017
RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, BAYONNE, NJ, 2017
SHEFFIELD MUSIC FESTIVAL & GARDEN WALK, CHICAGO, IL, 2017


MONDAY, JULY 23, 2017
GORGEOUS GRANDMA DAY
HOT ENOUGH FOR YOU? DAY
SHABBETAI TSEVI ("FALSE MESSIAH"), 1626
1ST LIGHTHOUSE IN AMERICA AUTHORIZED (LITTLE BREWSTER ISLAND, MA), 1715
DOMENICO SCARLATTI DIED, 1757
1ST U.S. SWIMMING SCHOOL OPENED, BOSTON, MA, 1827
WILLIAM BURT PATENTED 1ST TYPEWRITER, 1829
SAMUEL HENRY KRESS, 1863
ALBERT WARNER (ONE OF THE BROTHERS), 1884
ULYSSES S GRANT DIED, 1885
RAYMOND THORNTON CHANDLER, 1888
HAILE SELASSIE (TAFARI MAKONNEN), 1892
ARTHUR TREACHER (ARTHUR KEANY), 1894
FORD MOTOR CO SOLD 1ST AUTO, 1903
CHARLES E MINCHES INTRODUCED ICE CREAM CONE @ ST LOUIS WORLD'S FAIR, 1904
ELSPETH JOECLYN GRANT HUXLEY, 1907
VINCENT SARDI, JR., 1915
DELLA SORENSON KILLED 1ST KNOWN VICTIM, NE, 1918
GLENN HAMMOND CURTIS DIED, 1930
D W GRIFFITH DIED, 1948
GEN HENRI-PHILIPPE PETAIN (HEAD OF FRENCH VICHY GOVT) DIED IN PRISON, 1951
MILITARY SEIZED CONTROL OF GOVERNMENT/ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT, 1952
PRES LBJ BEGAN "WAR ON POVERTY", 1964
12TH STREET RIOTS, DETROIT, MI, 1967
ALISON KRAUSS, 1971
EDWARD V RICKENBACKER DIED, 1973
MONICA LEWINSKY, 1973
VANESSA WILLIAMS GAVE UP MISS AMERICA TITLE (SEE 9/17), 1984
DANIEL JACOB RADCLIFFE ("HARRY POTTER"), 1989
US WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS TEAM 1ST WON OLYMPIC GOLD, 1996
ANDREW CUNANAN KILLED HIMSELF BEFORE BEING ARRESTED, 1997
"BOURNE SUPREMACY" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"CATWOMAN" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"SPIDER-MAN 2" RELEASED IN US, 2004
TERRORIST BOMBINGS @ SHARM EL SHEIKH KILLED 88 & INJURED MORE THAN 200, 2005
KILBY'S PIRATE DAY, HARRISON MILLS, BC, 2017
RED SAILS FESTIVAL OPENS, PORTSTEWART, CO LONDONDERRY, N IRELAND, 2017
RODNEY RIDGE RENAISSANCE FAIRE, YORKTOWN, SK, 2017
SEAFAIR TRIATHALON & KIDS TRIATHALON, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
WILD HORSE CHASING, HARAMACHI, FUKUSHIMA PREFECTURE, JAPAN, 2017


MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
COUSINS DAY
NATIONAL DRIVE-THRU DAY
NATIONAL TELL AN OLD JOKE DAY
HURRICANE SUPPLICATION DAY, VIRGIN ISLANDS
MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS, FORCED TO ABDICATE, 1567
ANTOINE De La MOTHE CADILLAC LANDED AT DETROIT, 1701
SIMON BOLIVAR, 1783
ALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE, 1802
MORMONS REACHED GREAT SALT LAKE, 1847
TENNESSEE BECAME 1ST CONFEDERATE STATE READMITTED TO US, 1866
ROBERT von RANKE GRAVES (I, CLAUDIUS), 1895
AMELIA MARY EARHART, 1898
O HENRY RELEASED FROM PRISON AFTER 3 YEARS FOR EMBEZZLEMENT, 1901
HIRAM BINGHAM MADE MODERN DISCOVERY OF MACHU PICHU, 1911
JOHN D McDONALD (TRAVIS McGEE), 1916
BELLA ABZUG, 1920
R.A.F. JAMMED NAZI RADAR DURING OPERATION GOMORRAH, 1943
1ST ROCKET LAUNCHED FROM CAPE CANAVARAL, 1950
LYNDA CARTER, 1951
GUS VAN SANT, 1952
CHARLIE CRIST (GOV, FL), 1956
JERRY LEWIS & DEAN MARTIN PERFORMED TOGETHER FOR LAST TIME, COPACABANA, NY, NY, 1956
JULIE A KRONE (1ST FEMALE JOCKEY IN NATIONAL RACING HALL OF FAME), 1963
BARRY BONDS, 1964
KRISTEN CHENOWETH, 1968
APOLLO 11 RETURNED TO EARTH, 1969
JENNIFER LOPEZ, 1971
US SUPREME COURT ORDERED PRES NIXON TO TURN OVER SUBPOENAED WATERGATE TAPES, 1972
PETER SELLERS DIED, 1980
"BLACK CAULDRON" RELEASED IN US, 1983
"SAVING PRIVATE RYAN" RELEASED IN US, 1998
BINDI SUE IRWIN, 1998
"NUTTY PROFESSOR 2: THE KLUMPS" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"AMERICAN WEDDING" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"THUNDERBIRDS" RELEASED IN US, 2004
LANCE ARMSTRONG WON 7TH TOUR DE FRANCE, 2005
EAA AIRVENTURE BEGINS, OSHKOSH, WI, 2017


TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017
DAY OUT OF TIME
FEASTS OF ST JAMES & ST CHRISTOPHER
SPAIN: FEAST OF ST JAMES
1ST RECORDED US RAILWAY ACCIDENT, GRANITE RAILWAY, QUINCY, MA, 1832
FREDERICK MAXFIELD PARRISH, 1870
WALTER BRENNAN, 1894
JACK LONDON LEFT FOR THE KLONDIKE, 1897
US INVADED PUERTO RICO, 1898
JACK GILFORD (HOLLYWOOD BLACKLIST), 1907
LOUIS BLERIOT MADE 1ST CROSS-CHANNEL & INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT, 1909
MATA HARI SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR ESPIONAGE, 1917
ROSALIND ELSIE FRANKLIN (WORKED WITH WATSON & CRICK), 1920
EMMETT TILL, 1941
MUSSOLINI REMOVED FROM POWER, 1943
CONSTITUTION OF PUERTO RICO (COMMONWEALTH STATUS), 1952
"ANDREA DORIA" SANK AFTER COLLISION, 1956
BOB DYLAN PLAYED ELECTRIC GUITAR @ NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL, 1965
LOUISE JOY BROWN, 1ST TEST-TUBE BABY, BORN, 1978
SVETLANA SAVITSKAYA BECAME 1ST WOMAN TO WALK IN SPACE (SOYUZ T-12, SEE 7/17), 1984
AIR FRANCE CONCORDE CRASHED ON TAKEOFF, PARIS, FRANCE, 2000
"SEABISCUIT" RELEASED IN US, 2003
BUGFEST BY THE SEA, LAUDERDALE BY THE SEA, FL, 2017
CHIEF JOSEPH DAYS, JOSEPH, OR, 2017
WAGNER FESTIVAL BEGINS, BAYREUTH, GERMANY, 2017


WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017
U.S. POST OFFICE, 1775
NEW YORK ADMITTED/NEW YORK CITY, 1788
GEORGE CATLIN (PAINTER OF NATIVE AMERICANS), 1796
LIBERIA FOUNDED, 1847
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW, 1856
CARL GUSTAV JUNG, 1875
1ST ESPERANTO BOOK PUBLISHED, 1887
ALDOUS LEONARD HUXLEY, 1894
HORATIO NELSON JACKSON & SEWALL K CROCKER COMPLETED 1ST US CROSS-COUNTRY AUTO TRIP
	 (52 DAYS), 1903
GRACE ETHEL CECILE ROSALIE ALLEN, 1905
1ST INVESTIGATORS ASSIGNED TO US DEPT OF JUSTICE (PRECURSOR OF FBI), 1908
VIVIAN VANCE (VIVIAN ROBERTA JONES–"ETHEL" ON "I LOVE LUCY"), 1912
BLAKE EDWARDS (DIRECTOR, "PINK PANTHER" MOVIES), 1922
JASON ROBARDS, JR, 1922
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYANT DIED, 1925
STANLEY KUBRICK, 1928
US FROZE JAPANESE ASSETS, 1941
EZRA POUND INDICTED FOR TREASON, 1943
MICHAEL PHILIP JAGGER, 1944
U.S. ARMY ORDERED DESEGREGATION OF TRAINING FACILITIES, 1944
HELEN MIRREN, 1945
POTSDAM DECLARATION, 1945
US DEPT OF DEFENSE, 1947
EVA PERON DIED, 1952
REVOLUTION BEGAN, CUBA, 1953
LAWRENCE WATT-EVANS, 1954
DOROTHY STUART HAMILL, 1956
EGYPT TOOK OVER SUEZ CANAL, 1956
SANDRA BULLOCK, 1964
KATE BECKINSALE, 1973
PRES BUSH SIGNED AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 1990
"DEEP BLUE SEA" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"RUSH HOUR 2" RELEASED IN US, 2001
HIGHLAND GAMES & CLAN RANALD GATHERING, TRAIGH FARM, ARSAIG, INVERNESSSHIRE, 2017
HOOD RIVER CO FAIR, HOOD RIVER, OR, 2017
OREGON BREWERS FESTIVAL, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
PONY PENNING, CHINCOTEAGE ISLAND, VA, 2017


THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017
TAKE YOUR HOUSEPLANTS FOR A WALK DAY
WALK ON STILTS DAY
WORLD HEPATITIS DAY
LUDOVICO SFORZA (DUKE OF MILAN, LEONARDO'S PATRON), 1452
BENJAMIN CHURCH BECAME 1ST SURGEON GENERAL OF CONTINENTAL ARMY, 1775
"COURIER d'AMERIQUE" BECAME 1ST FRENCH-LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER IN US, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 1784
DEPT. OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS BECAME 1ST U.S. CABINET DEPARTMENT (NOW STATE DEPT), 1789
MAXIMILIEN ROBESPIERRE OVERTHROWN & ARRESTED BY FRENCH NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1794
ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS, 1824
JOHN DALTON DIED, 1844
JOSE CELSO BARBOSA (PUERTO RICAN STATESMAN), 1857
ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE-LAYING COMPLETED, NEWFOUNDLAND TO VALENTIA ISLAND, IRELAND, 1866
JOE TINKER (LEGENDARY SHORTSTOP, CHICAGO CUBS, TINKER TO EVERS TO CHANCE), 1880
GEOFFREY DeHAVILAND (JET DESIGNER), 1882
FRANKIE YANKOVIC (THE POLKA KING), 1915
FREDERICK BENTLING ISOLATED INSULIN (UNIV OF TORONTO), 1921
NORMAN MILTON LEAR (TV PRODUCER), 1922
BUGS BUNNY, 1940
STALIN OUTLAWED COWARDICE, 1943
PEGGY GALE FLEMING, 1948
1ST TEST FLIGHT OF JET AIRLINER (DE HAVILLAND COMET), 1949
KOREAN WAR ARMISTICE SIGNED, 1953
NANA VISITOR (STAR TREK–DEEP SPACE 9), 1957
CASSANDRA CLARE, 1973
MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV'S US DEBUT, AMERICAN BALLET THEATER, NEW YORK, NY, 1974
US HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED IMPEACHING PRES NIXON, 1974
MOHAMMAD REZA PAHLAVI DIED IN EGYPT, 1980
ADAM WALSH ABDUCTED, 1981
"RISKY BUSINESS" RELEASED IN US, 1983
BOMBING AT CENTENNIAL OLYMPIC PARK, ATLANTA, GA, 1996
"THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"PLANET OF THE APES" RELEASED IN US, 2001
BOB HOPE DIED, 2003
"DUKES OF HAZZARD" RELEASED IN US, 2005
"SIMPSONS MOVIE" RELEASED IN US, 2007
ART FESTIVAL OPENS, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, 2017
FIESTA DEL SOL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FESTIVAL, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND, 2017
LUMBERJACK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, HAYWARD, WI, 2017
NATIONAL CHILI DOG DAY, 2017
OLAI FESTIVAL, FAROE ISLANDS, 2017
SOUTHERN FRIED FESTIVAL, PERTH, ABERDEENSHIRE, 2017
SUMMER FESTIVAL, TOLEDO, OR, 2017
SUMMERFEST, DALLAS, OR, 2017
WASHINGTON CO FAIR, HILLSBORO, OR, 2017


FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
SIR THOMAS HERRIOT INTRODUCED POTATOES TO EUROPE, 1586
J.S. BACH DIED, 1750
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY & MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT GODWIN ELOPED, 1814
PERU DECLARED INDEPENDENCE FROM SPAIN, 1821
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS, 1844
HELEN BEATRIX POTTER, 1866
METRIC SYSTEM AUTHORIZED FOR USE IN US, 1866
14TH AMENDMENT (CITIZENSHIP FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS), 1868
US DEPT OF EDUCATION, 1868
MARCEL DUCHAMP, 1887
MIAMI, FL, INCORPORATED, 1896
HUBERT PRIOR (RUDY) VALLEE, 1901
RICHARD RODGERS, 1902
EARL S TUPPER, 1907
WWI BEGAN, 1914
JACQUES-ERNEST-JEAN PICCARD (INVENTOR & EXPLORER), 1922
JACQUELINE LEE BOUVIER KENNEDY ONASSIS, 1929
VETERANS' BONUS ARMY EVICTED FROM WASHINGTON, DC, 1932
1ST SINGING TELEGRAM  (TO RUDY VALLEE), 1933
PETER JENNINGS, 1938
FIRE BOMBING OF HAMBURG KILLED AT LEAST 40,000, 1943
JIM DAVIS (GARFIELD), 1945
PLANE CRASHED INTO EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, 1945
RICK WRIGHT (KEYBOARDS, "PINK FLOYD"), 1945
US SENATE RATIFIED UN CHARTER, 1945
NATIONAL DRIVE-THROUGH DAY/JACK-IN-THE-BOX INCORPORATED, 1951
HUGO CHAVEZ, 1954
TERRENCE STANLEY FOX (RAN FOR CANCER), 1958
3:42 AM WORST MODERN EARTHQUAKE, TANGSTEN, CHINA, 1976
FRANK ZAMBONIE DIED, 1988
"WATERWORLD" RELEASED IN US, 1995
ROGER TORY PETERSON (NATURALIST & BIRD WATCHER) DIED, 1996
ARTFEST, ALERT BAY, BC, 2017
BLACKBERRY JAM FESTIVAL, LOWELL, OR, 2017
BUTEFEST, BUTE, ARGYLLSHIRE, 2017
CENTRE OF GRAVITY BEACH FESTIVAL, KELOWNA, BC, 2017
EILEAN DORCHA FESTIVAL, ISLE OF BENBECULA, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, 2017
FESTIVAL BEGINS, ABERDOUR, FIFE, SCOTLAND, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, DURNESS, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, 2017
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FESTIVAL BEGINS, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND, 2017
MUGSTOCK FESTIVAL, MUGDOCK COUNTY PARK, GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE, 2017
SEA FEST, ALERT BAY, BC, 2017
SPEYFEST, FOCHABERS, MORAY, SCOTLAND, 2017
WEST CORK HISTORY FESTIVAL, SKIBBEREEN, CO CORK, 2017


SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017
FEAST OF SAINTS MARY & MARTHA
ENGLISH DEFEATED SPANISH ARMADA OFF GRAVELINES, FRANCE, 1588
ALEXIS CHARLES HENRI MAURICE CLERELde TOCQUEVILLE (VISITED US), 1805
REVOLT CRUSHED IN CO TIPPERARY, 1848
RESIDENCE ANYWHERE IN JAPAN OPENED TO U.S. CITIZENS, 1858
US TROOPS 1ST ARRESTED MARIE ISABELLA "BELLE" BOYD, 1862
NEWTON BOOTH TARKINGTON (AMERICAN NOVELIST), 1869
GRIGORI YEFIMOVITCH RASPUTIN, 1871
BENITO MUSSOLINI, 1883
VINCENT VAN GOGH DIED, 1890
WILLIAM POWELL ("THIN MAN"), 1892
CLARA BOW (THE "IT" GIRL), 1905
DAG HJALMAR AGNE CARL HAMMARSKJOLD, 1905
MELVIN BELLI (ATTORNEY) , 1907
CHESTER HIMES (AFRICAN-AMERICAN WRITER), 1909
GENERAL MOTORS BOUGHT CADILLAC, 1909
US TRANSCONTINENTAL TELEPHONE LINKAGE COMPLETED, 1914
PAUL TAYLOR (CHOREOGRAPHER), 1930
DONALD ROBERT PERRY MARQUIS (US NEWSMAN & CREATOR OF ARCHIE & MEHITABEL), 1937
PETER JENNINGS, 1938
"INDIANAPOLIS" TORPEDOED AFTER DELIVERING ATOMIC BOMB, 1945
KEN BURNS, 1953
PRES EISENHOWER AUTHORIZED CREATION OF N.A.S.A., 1958
MARTINA McBRIDE, 1966
POPE PAUL VI RULED AGAINST BIRTH CONTROL, 1968
DONNA LAURIA & JODY VALENTI BECAME 1ST KNOWN VICTIMS OF "SON OF SAM" DAVID BERKOWITZ, 1976
PRINCE CHARLES & LADY DIANA SPENCER, 1981
"FISH CALLED WANDA" RELEASED IN US, 1988
"EVER AFTER" RELEASED IN US, 1998
"PRINCESS DIARIES" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"TREKKIES 2" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"SKY HIGH" RELEASED IN US, 2005
BAR MONKEY FESTIVAL, DUN LAOGHAIRE, CO DUBLIN, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, DUFFTOWN, MORAY, SCOTLAND, 2017
HUCKLEBERRY FESTIVAL, NORTH POWDER, OR, 2017
MARKET OF THE MOONS RENAISSANCE FAIRE, WILLIAMSBURG, MA, 2017
MUSIC FESTIVAL, ALERT BAY, BC, 2017
RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
REN IN THE GLEN, DOWNING, MI, 2017
SANTIAM, SUMMERFEST, STAYTON, OR, 2017
SEAFAIR TORGHLIGHT RUN, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
SURGE FESTIVAL, GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE, 2017


SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017
HOUSE OF BURGESSES BECAME 1ST ELECTED LEGISLATIVE BODY IN NEW WORLD, JAMESTOWN, VA, 1619
WILLIAM PENN DIED, 1718
FATHER MIGUEL HIDALGO Y CASTILLA EXECUTED, CHIHUHUA, MEXICO, 1811
EMILY JANE BRONTE, 1818
THORSTEIN BUNDEV VEBLEN (US ECONOMIST), 1857
HENRY FORD, 1863
CHARLES DILLON "CASEY" STENGEL, 1890
HENRY MOORE, 1898
KELLOG INVENTED CORN FLAKES, 1898
US WAR DEPT RECEIVED 1ST PLANE, 1909
CHRYSLER BOUGHT DODGE BROTHERS, INC, 1928
DISNEY RELEASED 1ST COLOR CARTOON, "FLOWERS & TREES", 1932
OLYMPICS OPENED, LOS ANGELES, CA, 1932
PENGUIN PRINTED 1ST MODERN PAPERBACK BOOK, 1935
GEORGE "BUDDY" GUY, 1936
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF RADIO ARTISTS, 1937
WAVES–WOMEN'S AUXILIARY VOLUNTARY EMERGENCY SERVICES, 1942
DAVID SANBORN, 1945
JAPANESE SUB SANK "USS INDIANAPOLIS", 1945
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, 1947
ELVIS'S FIRST CONCERT APPEARANCE, MEMPHIS, TN, 1954
"IN GOD WE TRUST" MADE OFFICIAL US MOTTO, 1956
ANITA FAYE HILL, 1956
ALTON BROWN, 1962
PRES L B J SIGNED BILL CREATING MEDICARE, 1965
HILARY SWANK, 1974
JIMMY HOFFA DISAPPEARD, DETROIT, MI, 1975
VANUATU INDEPENDENT FROM FRANCE & UK, 1980
"RAT RACE" RELEASED IN US, 2001
LAST CLASSIC VW BEETLE OFF THE ASSEMBLY LINE, 2003
"HAROLD & KUMAR GO TO WHITE CASTLE" OPENED IN US, 2004
"MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE" OPENED IN US, 2004
INGMAR BERGMAN DIED, 2007
ART IN THE OPEN, WEXFORD CITY, CO WEXFORD, 2017
COMMON RIDING BEGINS, LAUDER, BERWICKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017
DELTA AQUARID METEOR SHOWERS AT PEAK, 2017
HIGHLAND GAMES, ST ANDREWS, LOTHIAN, 2017
NATIONAL CHICKEN & WAFFLES DAY, 2017
SCARECROW FESTIVAL BEGINS, DURROW, CO LAOIS, 2017
SINGLE WORKING WOMEN'S WEEK, 2017
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP, 2017


MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
COLUMBUS SIGHTED TRINIDAD, 1498
FEAST OF ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA--DIED 1556
SPANISH TREASURE SHIPS SUNK OFF E COAST OF FLORIDA, 1715
JOSEPH PRIESTLY DISCOVERED OXYGEN, 1774
FRANCIS SALVADOR BECAME 1ST JEW TO DIE IN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1776
MARQUISE DE LAFAYETTE BECAME MAJOR-GENERAL IN CONTINENTAL ARMY, 1777
SAMUEL HOPKINS AWARDED 1ST U.S. PATENT, 1790
CORNERSTONE OF U.S. MINT BUILDING LAID, 1792
WILLIAM CLARK QUANTRILL, 1837
SEBASTIAN SPERING KRESGE, 1867
FRANZ LISZT DIED, 1886
GAELIC LEAGUE FOUNDED, 1893
ELMO BURNS ROPER, JR, 1900
LOUISE SMITH (1ST WOMAN IN INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS HALL OF FAME), 1916
"THE SHADOW" RADIO PREMIERE, 1930
RADIO DEBUT "JACK ARMSTRONG, THE ALL-AMERICAN BOY", 1933
GOERING ORDERED PLANNING FOR A "FINAL SOLUTION OF THE JEWISH PROBLEM", 1941
ANTOINE de SAINT-EXUPERY DIED, 1944
GERALDINE CHAPLIN, 1944
NEW YORK'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AT IDLEWILD FIELD OPENED, 1948
EVONNE GOOLAGONG COWLEY, 1951
HELICOPTERS 1ST CROSSED ATLANTIC, 1952
WESLEY SNIPES, 1962
JOANNE "J K" ROWLING, 1965
LUNAR ROVER USED ON MOON (APOLLO 15), 1971
"LIVING DAYLIGHTS" RELEASED IN US, 1987
"DEATH BECOMES HER" RELEASED IN US, 1992
"COYOTE UGLY" RELEASED IN US, 2000
JUAN DIEGO BECAME 1ST NATIVE AMERICAN SAINT (VIRGIN OF GUADLUPE), 2002
CORAZON AQUINO DIED, 2009
BURNETT GATHERING & HIGHLAND GAMES BEGINS, LEYS ESTATE, ABERDEENSHIRE, 2017
CLAN MACNAB INTERNATIONAL GATHERING & HIGHLAND GAMES, KILLIN, PERTHSHIRE, 2017
MOBY DICK READING MARATHON BEGINS, NOON, MYSTIC SEAPORT, CT, 2017