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Actor Jaime P.Gomez is 48.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
An earthquake with an estimated mag-nitude of 7.3 devastated Charleston,S.C., killing at least 60 people,according to the U.S. GeologicalSurvey.
“Fashion can be bought.Style one must possess.”
— Edna Woolman Chase,American fashion editor (1877-1957)
Actor Richard Gereis 64.Actor Chris Tuckeris 41.
AsleyGonzalezof Cuba(blue)competesagainstVarlamLiparteliani of Georgiaduringtheirmen’sunder90kg ﬁnalmatch atthe 2013JudoWorldChampionships inRio deJaneiro,Brazil.
: Partly cloudy in the morningthen becoming mostly cloudy. Highs inthe 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy. Patchyfog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s.West winds 5 to 15 mph.
: Partly cloudy in the morningthen becoming sunny. Patchy fog in themorning. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly clear in the evening then becom-ing mostly cloudy. Aslight chance of showers and thunder-storms. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds around 15mph...Becoming 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
: Partly cloudy. Aslight chance of showers andthunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s.
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, preacher and novelist John Bunyan, author of “The Pilgrim’s Progress,” died in London.
, Mary Ann Nichols, apparently the ﬁrst victim of “Jack the Ripper,” was found slain in London’s East End.
, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an actprohibiting the export of U.S. arms to belligerents.
the radio program “The Great Gildersleeve,” aspinoff from “Fibber McGee and Molly” starring HaroldPeary, debuted on NBC.
, Hurricane Carol hit the northeastern Atlanticstates; Connecticut, Rhode Island and part of Massachusettsbore the brunt of the storm, which resulted in nearly 70deaths.
, French artist Georges Braque, 81, died in Paris.
at the Munich Summer Olympics, Americanswimmer Mark Spitz won his fourth and ﬁfth gold medals, inthe 100-meter butterfly and 800-meter freestyle relay;Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut won gold medals in ﬂoor exer-cise and the balance beam.
movie director John Ford, 79, died in PalmDesert, Calif.
Poland’s Solidarity labor movement was bornwith an agreement signed in Gdansk that ended a 17-day-oldstrike.
, 82 people were killed when an Aeromexico jet-liner and a small private plane collided over Cerritos, Calif.The Soviet passenger ship Admiral Nakhimov collided witha merchant vessel in the Black Sea, causing both to sink; upto 448 people reportedly died.
14 people were killed when a Delta Boeing 727crashed during takeoff from Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.
, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan declared their inde-pendence, raising to 10 the number of republics seeking tosecede from the Soviet Union.The Hanna-Barbera cartoon series “TheHuckleberry Hound Show” (1958-1962)was the ﬁrst animated cartoon to win anEmmy Award. In 1959, the show wonfor Outstanding Children’sProgramming.***Yogi Bear debuted in 1958 as a support-ing character on “The HuckleberryHound Show.”***Cartoon character Yogi Bear lives inJellystone Park. His favorite thing todo is steal picnic baskets with his friendBoo Boo. Park Ranger Smith usuallyfoils the plans of the bear that claims tobe “smarter than the averge bear.”***Yogi Bear was named after baseball leg-end Yogi Berra (born 1925) and wasmodeled after the character of Ed Nortonon “The Honeymooners” (1955-1956).***While waiting for his turn at bat duringhis days of playing professional base-ball, Lawrence Peter Berra would sit onthe ground cross-legged in a yoga posi-tion. He reminded his friends and team-mates of a Hindu holy man so theycalled him by the nickname Yogi.***Yogi Berra played in 14 World Series,more World Series games than any otherbaseball player.***The New York Mets were coached andmanaged by Yogi Berra from 1965 to1975. From 1976 to 1985, he coachedand managed the New York Yankees.***Many team names were considered forthe new professional baseball teamformed in New York in 1962. Some of the favorite names were the New YorkBees, Burros, Continentals andSkyscrapers. Ultimately, the team own-ers named their team the New YorkMetropolitans.***Every year, actress Glenn Close (born1947) sings the National Anthem forthe New York Mets’opening-day game.***Glenn Close played villainous dognap-per Cruella De Vil in the live actionmovie “101 Dalmations” (1996). DeVil steals puppies for their fur.***The name Cruella De Vil derives fromthe words cruel and devil.***English novelist Dorothy Gladys“Dodie” Smith (1896-1990) wrote the1956 novel “The Hundred and OneDalmatians.” Five years later, Disneymade the animated movie based on thebook.***Dalmatian puppies are born completelywhite. Their black spots develop asthey mature.***Fire trucks and Dalmatians go together.That’s because more than other breedsof dogs, Dalmatians have a strong bondwith horses. Stagecoach drivers used tohave a Dalmatian travel with them towarn against horse thieves. Fire trucksused to be pulled by horses, and eachgroup of ﬁremen kept a Dalmatian forthe same reason.***Do you know what the difference isbetween a ﬁre truck and a ﬁre engine?See answer at end.***The ﬁre hydrant was invented in 1869by New York native Birdsill Holly(1820-1893). Holly developed a sys-tem of pressurized water, powered bysteam engines, in underground pipesthroughout the city, accessible foremergencies by a ﬁre hydrant. The samebasic system is used today.***California Vehicle Code 22514 statesthat “no person shall stop, park, orleave standing any vehicle within 15feet of a ﬁre hydrant.”***Colonial towns in America had lawsthat required every home and businessto have a bucket of water at their door.The buckets would be used in case of ﬁrefor a “bucket brigade,” which was twolines of people stretching from thetown well to the ﬁre passing buckets of water to put out the ﬁre.***
: Aﬁre engine has an onboard water supply, while a ﬁre truck does not. Aﬁre truck, also known as a laddertruck, is equipped with a longer ladderthan a ﬁre engine.
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